OLYMPUS® PROFESSIONAL DICTATION SYSTEMS OFFER PREMIUM FEATURES, EASE OF USE, INTEGRATED WORKFLOW
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., April 17, 2012 – Olympus, the market leader for digital voice recorders and professional dictation devices, introduces their next-generation Professional Dictation Systems. Packed with premium features, the DS-7000 and DS-3500 audio recorders enable doctors, lawyers and other professionals who rely on dictation to dramatically increase efficiency and streamline operations. They can be combined with the new AS-7000 Transcription Kit to create a complete, end-to-end business solution.
The DS-7000 and DS-3500 audio recorders incorporate many unique and innovative features, including:
- An improved, speech-optimized microphone featuring independent housing and variable recording modes
- A durable, precise slide switch (DS-7000) or ergonomic push button controls (DS-3500), putting intuitive functionality in the palm of your hand
- Enhanced security, with device password protection and real-time 128- or 256-bit file encryption
- A 2-inch color LCD (TFT) display
- Dual memory card slots, with support for SD and microSD up to 32 GB
- Full integration into professional digital workflows
- A longer-lasting, rechargeable Li-ion battery
“The DS-7000 and DS-3500 audio recorders were developed with feedback from users who rely on Olympus dictation products as part of their daily workflow,#8221; said Amy Leslie, Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager, Olympus Imaging America, Inc. “They need secure, reliable, flexible products that are simple and intuitive to use, and that¡¦s what we¡¦ve delivered with these new dictation devices. Their improved controls, display, security and battery life make them the new industry standard in professional dictation.”
The heart of your dictation workflow
Manageable, secure and mobile, the DS Series Professional Dictation Systems are essential tools for doctors, lawyers and other professionals who rely on dictation. The DS-7000 audio recorder makes dictation easier and more comfortable than ever with its large color LED screen, precision slide switch, ergonomic controls, redesigned docking station and customizable function buttons. Packaged with next-generation Olympus Dictation Management Systems (ODMS) software and compatible with Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software, it is designed to become an essential part of any office¡¦s integrated workflow directly out of the box. The DS-3500 audio recorder offers most of the same great features as the DS-7000, paired with easy-to-use, push button controls and support for MP3 and PCM conference recording with optional external stereo microphones.
The DS-7000 and DS-3500 audio recorders offer unlimited potential for creating efficiencies when combined with the AS-7000 Transcription Kit, also new from Olympus. Complete with an entirely redesigned, four-button foot control pedal, headset and powerful ODMS software, the AS-7000 can easily be integrated into the workflow of any office system and significantly streamline data sharing and distribution of dictations between professionals, departments and office locations.
Superior recording quality
The microphone on both new DS Series devices has been completely re-engineered with independent housing, offering superior sound quality, variable dictation/conference settings and two levels of DSS/DSS Pro recording quality. The DS-3500 audio recorder offers additional support for MP3 and PCM file formats. The 2GB microSD card included with both models can accommodate more than 300 hours of recording time.
With their vast array of functions and accessories, support for up to 20 worktypes, long-lasting rechargeable Li-ion batteries and more, the DS-7000 and DS-3500 audio recorders can be customized to suit any purpose in any IT environment. Every feature is configurable via the ODMS software, which is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Vista and XP and Mac OS X. Each device supports both SD and microSD cards via separate slots, allowing for expansion up to 32 GB of total memory. Their 2-inch color LED screens support three languages with personalized welcome messages.
Olympus¡¦ reputation for quality and reliability in audio, built over 40 years, speaks for itself. No matter how hard you work, you can rest assured your Professional Dictation System will keep pace all the way.
The DS Series¡¦ unparalleled data security, including four-digit PIN device locking and real-time 256-bit encryption, makes them an ideal choice for sensitive environments.
The DS Series Professional Dictation Systems ship with next-generation ODMS software, a 2GB microSD card, docking station and AC adapter (DS-7000 only), USB cable, leather carrying case, rechargeable Li-ion battery, instruction manual and Olympus warranty card. The AS-7000 Transcription Kit ships with ODMS software, E-62 headset and RS-31 four-pedal foot switch.
Pricing and Availability
The DS-7000 Professional Dictation System retails for $499.99 (U.S.). The DS-3500 Professional Dictation System retails for $399.99 (U.S.). The AS-7000 Transcription Kit retails for $349.99 (U.S.). All will be available from Certified Olympus Dealers in April 2012.
Review units and high-resolution images of the DS-7000, DS-3500 and AS-7000 are available from Altitude Marketing. Contact Gwen Hoover at 610-421-8601 x107 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.olympusamerica.com for more information.
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