Philips SpeechLive – How to Dictate on any Mac or PC from Anywhere [Video]

Dictate to Philips Speechlive

For this blog post where we going to look at Philips SpeechLive, a cloud dictation and transcription solution, from the perspective of the dictation Author, the person creating the dictation audio. Philips Speechlive is revolutionising legal/medical dictation and transcription by utilising the cloud for audio processing. This frees up your staff to be able to … 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 DS-9500 Firmware Update v1.150

DS9500 free firmware update v1.150

The onslaught of regular firmware updates for the Olympus DS-9500 wifi enabled digital dictaphones continues with this firmware release v1.150 issued today. The regularity of the firmware updates is a good thing, it shows that Olympus is listening to feedback from the global user community and dealers and shows their dedication to continually improve the … 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 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-9500 Firmware Update v1.140

Olympus DS 9500 Latest Firmware Update

We have seen a flurry of new firmware updates of late from Olympus. This is good news, why? Because it shows that Olympus Japan is actively listening to the feedback from customers and applying fixes and updates to continuously improve this amazing little wi-fi enabled professional digital dictaphone. The firmware update can be applied in … read more