What type of encryption is used on the new pro line Olympus recorders?

The new Olympus professional digital voice recorders (DS-5000/iD) uses AES (Advanced Encryption System) encryption with a key length of 128bit. The AES cipher has been approved by the NSA and is fast in both hardware & software. Encryption of data is only supported when recording in DSS Pro format as DSS Classic does not support encryption.Verification…

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When recording using my SpeechMike, my voice starts to sound garbled. How do I fix this?

  While recording a dictation with a 52xx series SpeechMike, and a sound is heard through the SpeechMike speaker, thereafter the current dictation changes pitch or becomes garbled. This can occur on the series II SpeechMikes (52xx models of Cassic and Pro) with installed firmware 1.20. This is not an issue with series II barcode…

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When starting Dragon, I recieve a Runtime Error

Problem: When you start Dragon, whilst loading the profile you get the following error: Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library“Runtime Error!Program C:Program … This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way.Please contact the application’s support team for more information. Solution: Fix your corrupted profile This fix can help troubleshoot problems with…

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What’s new in the recent firmware v1.20 update for the Olympus DM2 & DM4 digital voice recorder?

1. DSSPro 256-bit Encryption Support With the DS-5000, it is now possible to set the 256-but encryption function for audio files.  To do so, you will need to update the DS-5000 firmware to a version that supports the 256-bit encryption function.  The Olympus DS5000 Firmware v1.07 and now available through the eDist FTP site. In…

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When trying to enable the speech recognition in Philips SpeechExec Version 7. It was asking for a serial/license number. The disk only came with one license number, and that one did not work. I thought I would try the Dragon serial number and that did not work either. What number should we be putting in?

There is a specific license supplied by Philips for speech recognition in SpeechExec Pro Version 7.  There have been some issues with SpeechExec speech recognition licenses not shipping with some versions of SE Pro 7.  If you find that you purchased an SR skew and did not receive a speech recognition license, contact your EDist…

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When trying to open my user profile in Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the user profile will not open and a signal processing error appears. Why?

Restoring a good copy of the user’s speech files will often resolve this issue. Cause: The user cannot load due to Speech File corruption. The Speech File corruption can be caused by a number of things, including aggressive anti-virus software settings, power surges occurring as Dragon saves the speech files or low memory resources. Solution:…

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Olympus has recently (May 2011) released a firmware update for their DM-2 & DM-4 digital voice recorders.  Below is a list of the improvements of this new release. 1. Support the functions of USB microphone or Speaker. 2. Supports the function to register the voice keywords for the schedule. 3. Supports the function to register…

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When trying to play an audio file, I receive the following error: “An internal error occured (SmAudio control).”

Synopsis: When downloading files from a Philips LFH-9600 Digital Pocket Memo into the Philips SpeechExec Pro software, the following error occurs when tring to playback or transcribe the audio file:An internal error occured (SmAudio control).”

Question: What can I do to correct this issue?

Answer: There are several factors that can cause this error.  Follow the steps below to fix the issue and prevent it from happening again.

To Play the File in Question

1. Upload the audio file back onto the Philips Digital Pocket Memo.  Once the file is back onto the device, press the EOL (End of Letter) button then download the file back into the Philips SpeechExec Pro software. 

To Prevent This Type of Error From Occuring Again

1.  If you are sending files to another person or working in an Author/Typist scenario, make sure that both the SpeechExec Pro Dictate & SpeechExec Pro Transcribe are the same Version & Build.

2. Make sure that the SpeechExec Pro Dictate software sets the proper ‘State’ upon download.  To do this, go to Settings > DPM/DT Configuration > Downloaded Dictations > Set Transcription Pending state for all DPM files.

Following these steps will ensure that you have configured the software properly.

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When trying to open my user profile in Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the user profile will not open and an ‘E_Fail’ error appears. Why?

Cause: The user cannot load due to Speech File corruption. The Speech File corruption can be caused by a number of things, including aggressive anti-virus software settings, power surges occurring as Dragon saves the speech files or low memory resources. Solution: Restoring the user files often resolves this issue. There are two methods for restoring…

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