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In depth articles on Olympus Pro Dictation Products, including industry insights, case studies and use cases.

Disability and Mental Health in the Workplace – The Case for Dictation.

Dictation can offer valuable support for individuals with disabilities and mental health challenges in the workplace. It provides an alternative method of communication and information processing that can help mitigate some of the difficulties these individuals may face.  An example of this is Dyslexia, a neurological condition, hampers reading, writing, and spelling due to language […]

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DS-9000 Series – Hands free Dictation with the CR-21

The Olympus/OM SYSTEM DS-9000 series of digital voice recorders are designed for professional use, particularly in the fields healthcare such as Medical Pathology as well as law, and journalism. It is often used for recording interviews, dictations, and other types of audio content.  To help make the recording process more efficient, the DS-9000 can be […]

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Dictation Workflow for Medical and Legal Industries

Dictation workflow refers to the process of dictating audio content and then converting it into text for documentation. This technology has become increasingly popular in the medical and legal industries, as it streamlines the documentation process and reduces the time required to complete administrative tasks. The medical industry is renowned for its vast amount of […]

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DSS | Digital Speech Standard

A few decades ago audio technology was in need of a few upgrades. Though the technology was good for the time, there was both consumer and professional demand for high-quality audio that had dictation and speech-to-text solutions in mind. Those demands would be met in March of 2005 by by a consortium of companies including […]

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Olympus Dictation | Buyers Guide

When it comes to Digital Audio Recorders, the choice is overwhelming. But there is a key distinction between a “notetaker” and a “professional dictation” device. Starting at as little as $40 or even free apps on smartphones, you may be tempted to go for a cheaper option. But not all capture devices are created equal […]

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How To Guide for RecMic II Series Microphones

In the medical and legal sectors, speed and accuracy are paramount. The RecMic II series of USB Microphone offers enhanced speech recognition accuracy with their Intelligent Dual Microphone System with noise cancellation. Featuring an anti-microbial and anti-bacterial housing with embedded Polygiene® technology tested to ISO 22196 standards. In addition, the surface is also alcohol wipe […]

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Talking vs Typing | Cost Benefit

In business time is money but in the healthcare industry time saves lives. Capturing accurate critical patents and notes is vital especially when a practitioner will be seeing many patents on any given day. Typing up notes is time consuming but with Voice Recognition technology it turns the spoken word into text. Documents no longer […]

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ODDS Integrates With OneDrive Cloud Storage

The Olympus Smartphone App allows you to create a high-quality voice recording anywhere in the world, then immediately, with a subscription to the Olympus Dictation Delivery Service (ODDS), send the recording directly into a back-office system. With our latest update, users can now upload their audio files utilizing Microsoft OneDrive Cloud storage. You can create […]

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The Olympus RecMic II – 4010P • The Perfect Partner for Microsoft 365

Olympus has been pioneering Dictation, Transcription & Audio Technology for over 50 years.  The RecMic II RM-4010P, has taken this cutting edge technology even further.  With its dual microphone technology, noise and triple-layer pop filters, you’ll achieve professional quality recordings, even in noisy environments.  With that said, the RecMic II is the perfect partner for […]

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Olympus Dictation App Update 2021

Stronger Infrastructure, Increased Stabilization, Ultimate Reliability The newly updated Olympus Dictation App (ODDS) for iPhone® and Android™ makes it possible for you to create high quality voice recordings anywhere in the world with even better efficiency than before. This update was focused on cleaning up some of the minor bugs, upgrading processing speeds, and improving […]

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Web SCP for Improving IT Management

How does the Web SCP improve IT Administrator work functions? When working in groups with several devices and users it can become tedious to manage all of your assets, whether it is software updates or settings for devices and workflow.  The WebSCP (Web System Configuration Program) manages devices and software via web browser. The WebSCP […]

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Upgrading Your Digital Recorder

For a better understanding of your devices, let’s go through an exercise.  How old is your computer? How old is your cell phone? On average, folks in the US keep their computers for 5-8 years and their cell phones for 2-3 years.  How old is your recorder? Is it digital or analog? We are proud […]

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Can You Put a Price on Time, Accuracy and Security?

Professional grade recorders capture audio more reliably and allow fast, secure sharing of files. More than ever, documentation is a critical part of professional business, especially law enforcement.  Recording interviews, interrogations, notes and traffic stops is standard practice.  You need it to be easy, but you also need clear recordings that can be accurately transcribed […]

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Microphones vs Voice Recorders; Which dictation device is best for my needs?

Although dictation microphones and digital voice recorders both rely on advanced audio technology, they work differently, and therefore perform different functions.  Understanding these differences will help you select the best system for your dictation workflow. There are common devices used in different industries, however, your specific preference and environment are the largest variable in choosing […]

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Why Go Pro Dictation?

An accurate transcription starts with a high-quality audio recording. This is true whether your transcriptions are created with speech recognition software, a person using a transcription kit, or a combination of both.  That’s because the clearer the audio, the more easily every word will be understood and transcribed correctly.

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Is it Time to Upgrade your Dictation Devices? A Little Pre-Planning Can Smooth the Transition

Advances in digital technology have transformed the process of dictation, offering voice recognition, dictation devices with increased  speed and accuracy, the ability to insert and overwrite dictation, and greater stability and integrity of audio files. Already, using advanced digital dictation management systems has become a “best practice” within many industries to improve on-the-job efficiency.  For […]

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