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Philips Launches Brand-New Dictation App for Android

Speech Processing Solutions, the international leader in professional dictation has just launched its latest smartphone app, the Philips dictation recorder version 2.6. The newest app allows Android users to record and securely send their voice files from anywhere and anytime.

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Dictation recorder app (Photo: Business Wire)

Dictation recorder app (Photo: Business Wire)

Non-stop productivity

“The Philips dictation recorder app is designed for busy professionals who want to save time by getting work done on the go. It maximizes your flexibility and helps you save resources.” explains Dr. Thomas Brauner, CEO of Speech Processing Solutions. The app fits perfectly into existing Philips dictation workflow solutions and allows the user to stay efficient, even when they don’t have a digital voice recorder, such as the Philips Pocket Memo, to hand.

Easy and intuitive to use

The brand-new user interface makes the app even more intuitive and easy to use. New users can take advantage of the new quick start guide, helping them get started and productive faster than before. Philips have also added new dictation features such as the ‘set editing mode’, which allows users to predefine their ‘overwrite’, ‘insert’ and ‘append’ modes before using the dictation device. The result is a more natural workflow as users can use the edit mode more intuitively and without interruptions.

Transcribed documents made easy

Recordings can be typed by a transcriptionist, processed by speech recognition software or sent to dictation workflow solutions such as Philips SpeechLive*. SpeechLive offers a new transcription service, where third party professional typists transcribe your recordings quickly and efficiently. Andreas Obermeier, Manager at Klinikum Rechts der Isar, a hospital in Germany explains: “The technical expertise of the transcriptionists was immediately clear. Specialist terms and foreign words were correct, including grammatical corrections and the correct form used for proper names was even researched."

The app is available to download from the Google Play Store here and is also available from iTunes for iOS and BlackBerry World. Philips SpeechLive solution can be tested for 30 days at: www.speechlive.com.

* Regional availability of SpeechLive may vary. The transcription service is currently available in English, German and most recently French.

About Speech Processing Solutions

Speech Processing Solutions is the global number one in professional dictation. Founded in Austria in 1954 as part of Philips, the company has been the driving force in speech-to-text innovations for over 60 years. Always striving for excellence and putting emphasis on outstanding quality, the company has designed groundbreaking products, such as the portable Philips Pocket Memo voice recorder, the Philips SpeechMike Premium dictation microphone and the Philips SpeechExec dictation recorder app for smartphones. The latest innovation, Philips SpeechLive, makes dictation quicker and more convenient than ever before, by bringing secure dictation workflow to the cloud and enabling seamless speech-to-text with the new service Philips SpeechScribe. With solutions perfectly tailored to individual industry needs, Speech Processing Solutions saves professionals’ time and resources, allowing them to work as efficiently as possible.

Connect with Speech Processing Solutions on:

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/philipsvoicetracer

Twitter @speech_com: http://www.twitter.com/speech_com

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/philipsdictation

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/speech-processing-solutions

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