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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

Olympus Dictation App for iPhone & Android – How Does Free vs Paid Subscription Compare

As we wrote a couple of weeks ago, Olympus released an iPhone and Android digital voice recorder dictation app. Since then Olympus around the globe, including here in Australia, have held information sessions with their professional audio dealers to educate them on what is called ODDS (Olympus Dictation Delivery System), a cloud based secure file … read more

Olympus Release Firmware Update v1.20 for DS-7000 & DS-3500 Dictaphones – FlashAir Support

Olympus this week released a new firmware update for their professional dictation voice recorders, DS-7000 and DS-3500 models. This firmware release is a bit of a milestone in a couple of ways. The reason for the firmware release is to add support for the Toshiba FlashAir wireless LAN embedded SDHC memory cards. FlashAir cards are … read more

Olympus Release Dictation iOS App But Is There More To Come?

This post is a short one. I suspect there is more coming for this new app so will hold off doing a full review until the complete picture is known. Olympus audio department have finally taken the plunge into the iOS app store (iPhone only) releasing the Olympus Dictation voice recording app { iTunes link … read more