Philips SpeechMike III Dictation Device Recognized For High Performance

Philips Speech Processing recently announced its third-generation SpeechMike digital dictation microphone has been recognized by Nuance Communications for its superior performance and compatibility with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 speech recognition software.

Nuance, a leading supplier of speech solutions, awarded the SpeechMike III with five dragons – the highest possible score for speech recognition compatibility.

The SpeechMike III is Philips’ latest line of stationary audio recording devices. It is equipped with noise reduction technology, which can improve accuracy when used with voice recognition systems in noisy environments, such as hospitals, courtrooms or conference rooms.

“We are honored to be recognized for our newest SpeechMike recording device’s ability to deliver accurate speech recognition results,” said Gerhard Podhradsky, director of Program Management and Innovation Site Speech Processing at Philips. “We constantly work at improving the accuracy of speech recognition results and delivering enhanced workflow solutions, so that users of our solutions see the best results in any setting.”

Each SpeechMike III is available in two versions on TranscriptionGear.Com.  According to Philips, the device features an improved ergonomic design, anti-microbial plastics and is available with either push buttons or a slide switch to control dictation functions.