The complete range of Olympus Pro digital dictation devices have been bumped up the Dragon speech accuracy ladder by Nuance to achieve the highest possible rating for use with Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, six out of six Dragons.
The rating applies to all the handheld dictation devices in the current Olympus line up, which are:
- Olympus DS-7000 – Top of range digital dictaphone
- Olympus DS-3500 – Digital dictaphone for single speaker and also a meeting recorder in one unit
- Olympus DS-2500 – Entry level digital dictaphone
- Olympus Directrec DR-1200/DS-2100/DS-2200/DS-2300 – USB tethered “speech mic” or Directrec style microphones
Put simply, the rating means that audio recorded on any of these Olympus devices when used by Dragon NaturallySpeaking is as good as you speaking to Dragon directly, the audio quality is of such high clarity and quality. For those who utilise Dragon in their Daily workflow this can be a huge boost to productivity.
When you combine the digital dictaphone with the leading ODMS (Olympus Dictation Management System) dictation module software (included with the DS-7000/DS-3500 and optional extra with the DS-2500 and Directrecs) you have the ability to link your dictation software with Dragon itself. Olympus have evolved the dictation module to work hand in hand with Dragon on Windows with features such as background transcription.
To view all the hardware compatibility ratings for Olympus and other voice recorder manufacturers please check the Nuance website – click here and follow these steps:
- “Select a product” -> Dragon NaturallySpeaking
- “Recording Devices” -> Recorders
For Dragon Dictate for Mac users Nuance to not supply a rating chart for digital voice recorders and dictaphones. All Olympus recorders are compatible with the transcription feature in Dragon Dictate 3.
Well done Olympus .. always innovating and leading the way in digital voice.
Olympus Imaging Australia – Press Release – 22nd May, 2013 – Olympus Awarded Six Dragons
Sydney, 22 May 2013 – Olympus has further strengthened its position as the market leader for professional dictation
The Olympus devices achieved six out of six possible Dragons, the highest granted by Nuance for its Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software. It is the first time that an entire range of professional dictation devices – both mobile and
tethered types utilising the established industry standard format DSS Pro – has received the maximum rating of Six Dragons in recognition of impeccable speech recognition accuracy. The achievement underlines the focus Olympus places on remaining at the forefront of innovative, efficient solutions for the professional dictation industry.
Olympus’ professional dictation devices passed all tests conducted by Nuance using its Dragon NaturallySpeaking product and met the highest performance and quality criteria. The high quality Olympus hardware matched with the power of ODMS, both of which are optimised for speech, ensures unparalleled speech recognition results with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.
The Six Dragons rating, combined with seamless integration of the Olympus Dictation Management System (ODMS) workflow software with Dragon NaturallySpeaking from Nuance, confirms the superiority of Olympus solutions, such as the mobile DS-7000 flagship model, to all professional users wishing to integrate the benefits of speech recognition into classic dictation workflows.
This is exciting news for legal, medical and other professional dictation users who work with voice recognition, and serves as a reminder of Olympus’ commitment to high quality audio products. Professional users can enjoy unrivalled, time saving transcription accuracy that assists in boosting overall workflow efficiency.
Speech recognition optimisation is just one area in which Olympus boasts leadership in the professional dictation market. Olympus professional dictation devices and the ODMS software also provide compatibility with a full range of contemporary IT environments. All current devices and software are Citrix Ready for both XenApp and XenDesktop, support VMWare View and are Windows 8 compatible. The ODMS software offers a fully automated dictation workflow solution to ensure customers can enjoy the full efficiency and cost savings offered by digital dictation. Olympus DSS player for MAC software produces AIF files which are compatible with MAC OS X and the latest version of Nuance Dragon Dictate for Mac software.