Within Philips SpeechExec Pro Dictate v7, how do i get my microphone to start recording immediately when I press the Record button?

Synopsis: When in the Online Recorder Window. I press the Record button on my SpeechMike, it showsRecord Standby.  I can then hit the Play/Pause button on SpeechMike to have it go intoRecord mode.  Question: How can I program the software to bypass theRecord Standby” mode and immediately start recording when I press the Record button. Answer: Within…


Preventing Dragon From Transcribing Spoken Instructions in Philips SpeechExec Pro

Unfortunately no, at this time, there is no way to prevent a spoken instruction from being transcribed when processed through speech recognition (Dragon).

*2016 Update: SpeechExec Pro v8.6 and higher now features the ability to separate spoken instructions before Dragon transcription.

Verification Source:  In-house Testing
Verification Date: 12.19.11

Within the Philips SpeechExec Pro software, can I use place holders in my templates?

Yes, the Philips SpeechExec Pro software supports Dictation Property Place Holders, which allows the software to automatically extract information from your device (SpeechMike or Digital Pocket Memo) and put it into your template.  Below is a list of the available place holders. Dictation Property –  Place Holder Author ID – [AUTHOR] Worktype – [WORKTYPE] Start – [RECOGNITION_STARTS_HERE] Instruction Length…


Within the Philips SpeechExec Pro Transcribe v5 B422, the compact player keeping growing in vertical size, how do I fix this?

Question: Within the Philips SpeechExec Pro Transcribe v5 B422, the compact player keeping growing in vertical size, how do I fix this?
The pictures below show the audio-bar after a few files are transcribed:

Eventually, the player window becomes too large and interferes with thier work.  If the PC is restarted, the size returns to normal, but starts growing again.
This is a bug and was resolved with the latest patch.
As a workaround, change the appearance from the Compact Player interface to the Expanded Player interface as this version of the GUI does now experience the bug.

Verification Source: Philips website

Within the Philips SpeechExec Pro v7.1 software, can I use Dropbox to transfer files between computers?

Yes, Dropbox is a great transmission method for sharing photos, documents, videos and audio files between computers, tablets and smartphones. Both the Philips SpeechExec Pro Dictate and Transcribe software allow you to change the path of the download folders, therefore; you can change the path to point to your Dropbox location, which will send the…


Will the Philips SpeechExec software recognize priority settings made on an Olympus digital voice recorder?

Unfortunately no.  Although the Philips SpeechExec software does support the Olympus Pro-Line digital voice recorders, it will not recognize support the priority feature.  Olympus devices do not use the same priority numbering scheme as Philips, therefore; all dictations recorded on an Olympus device will download with a priority level of 7.  The same goes for…


Within Philips SpeechExec Enterprise, my audio files are downloading to the Local Work folder rather than my network folder

There are a few reasons that your files will go to the Local Folder rather than the Finished Dictations folder you created within the SpeechExec Enterprise Manager.  Follow the suggested resolutions below. Resolution #1: Verify Network Connection In order for audio files to transmit to a networked folder, you’ll need to make sure that the…