Keeping up with the Future of Dictation – Free Webinar

Philips Dictation Australia free webinar Speechlive

You Missed It! But …. Yes the webinar has been and gone but the good news is we recorded it.   Free this Friday 27th November 2020 for half an hour? If so please feel free to join Dictate Australia – Philips and Philips Dictation Australia for a free webinar looking at the future of … read more

Which Olympus Digital Dictaphone Should I Choose?

Which Olympus Digital Dictation Solution is best for me. Compare Olympus DS-2600 vs DS-9000 vs DS-9500 vs Olympus Dictation App

The current line up of Olympus Australia digital dictaphones is comprised of three physical dictaphones, four physical combinations and a smartphone app for iPhone and Android. Picking the best solution for you really depends on a few factors; are you upgrading from an older dictaphone? are you new to dictation? do you only use a … read more

What Next for Olympus Dictation? Pure Speculation …

Olympus Audio division taken over by investment fund Japan Industrial Partners Inc

At the time of writing this post, mid-October 2020, it has been exactly two and a half years since we saw the Olympus DS-9500 dictaphone and the new R7 release of ODMS software (Olympus Dictation Management System) for Windows. So it would be fair to speculate the something new is coming soon, but what will … read more

Olympus for Mac Users – Don’t Upgrade to macOS 11 Big Sur Yet

Auto download issue with Olympus DSS Player Plus v7.7.3 in macOS 11 Big Sur workaround

If you use an Olympus Digital Dictaphone user exclusively on a Mac you are encouraged to hold-off upgrading to the latest Mac operating system major update to macOS 11 Big Sur when it is released. Initial testing of DSS Player Plus v7.7.3 on beta macOS 11 by Olympus is showing an issue with the auto-download … read more

Microsoft Enables Multi Speaker Voice Recognition in Word for Mac and PC

New Transcribe in Word Voice Speech Recognition from Microsoft

Microsoft via Office 365 has officially joined the speech recognition club by enabling the new “Transcribe” function in Word. Transcribe is essentially automatic transcription of voice or voices to text. Yes, voices! Transcribe can convert speech to text for more than one speaking voices to text and it can identify those speakers, we have an … read more

Best Transcription Software for Windows – Philips or Olympus?

Best transcription software compare Philips SpeechExec Transcribe vs Olympus ODMS R7 Transcription Module

Let’s start by saying we know that there are a few other popular transcription typing software options out there, Express Scribe from NCH springs to mind, but we are looking at the only two that can process .ds2 (DSS Pro) audio files. DSS Pro is the standard for confidential audio transmitted over the internet and … read more

Olympus SCP (Software Configuration Program) Release 7.2.2

Olympus Australia Web SCP Release 7.2.2 - System Configuration Program - ODMS R7

Olympus has released an update to their Web SCP (Software Configuration Program) taking it to version 7.2.2 – this release brings with it a number of improvements and fixes. SCP is a web-based program that can be used by Admin to manage multiple authors (people who dictate) and transcribers for a company centrally. It can … read more