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

New Philips SpeechLive App – Add Images to Dictation

New Philips SpeechLive iOS dictation app

Philips Dictation has just released a new app for digital dictation called Philips SpeechLive. As the name suggests it is for their SpeechLive subscribers and can be used instead of their Philips Voice Recorder App. The Voice Recorder app which will remain for the Dictation Hub users and those SpeechLive users who don’t want to … read more

Olympus ODMS R7 Update to Version 7.3.0.0 – Windows

Olympus ODMS R7 v7.3 Free Update DM TM Dictation Transcription Module

A new update for the Olympus Dictation Management Systems (ODMS) Release 7 (R7) for Windows has been released taking the latest version to 7.3 – the free update for R7 licence holder includes both updates and bug fixes. Here is a summary of what’s new in this update; The latest version of ODMS R7 can … read more

Olympus DS-5000 Replacement Battery BR403 Discontinued – Now What?

Olympus BR403 Replacement Battery for DS-5000 Discontinued

Olympus BR-403 Rechargeable Battery for Olympus DS-5000 Digital Dictaphone Discontinued We just sold our last Olympus BR-403, the replacement rechargeable battery for the ageing, yet still in many peoples cases fully functional, Olympus DS-5000 dictaphone. In our time we had sold over 500 of these batteries clearly showing that the recorder was easily outlasting the … read more

Which Pro Dictation App Has The X Factor – Olympus or Philips

Olympus ODDS iPhone - Philips SpeechLive iPhone

Mobile dictation has been a rapidly growing space over the last couple of years. The ability to dictate at court, on hospital visits or just from home without the hassle of attaching devices to computers and installing expensive additional software just get your audio to your typist all while using a device (smartphone) then generally never … read more

Olympus Australia Giving Away ODDS Dictation App One Year Subscriptions

Olympus Professional Audio Australia have today announced a promotion which will run until the end of August 2016 giving away a one year Olympus ODDS (Olympus Dictation Delivery Service) subscription for use with their iPhone and Android Dictation App with the purchase of any professional physical digital dictaphone. The Olympus Dictation app ( available on … read more

The Use of Smartphones for Professional Dictation in the Cloud Increases by 400% in the Last 6 Months

Dictation via Smartphone on the increase

The stats speak for themselves, use of a smartphone for professional legal and medical dictation is growing and at a rapid rate. The chart above shows the growth for our own customers over the last six months. Since January 2015 to mid-year we have seen a near 400% increase in the number of dictation files … read more

Olympus Dictation iPhone App Update v1.1.0

Olympus have kicked off the New Year with a 1st January 2014 update to their relatively new smartphone app simply called Olympus Dictation. The update simply states iOS7 compatibility, I have been running the app on my iOS7 iPhone 5 since launch without issue. This update I believe is more specific for iPhone 5S and … read more