I am not a dictator (although some in my family may at times disagree). But I know that, for many lawyers and legal professionals, dictation is the only way to go. If you are one of them, you may want to check out the integration announced today by Philips Dictation of Nuance Dragon’s AI-powered speech recognition into the Philips SpeechLive dictation platform.

Philips SpeechLive, owned by the company Speech Processing Solutions, is a browser- and mobile-based dictation and transcription product for converting speech to text. The product, which also includes tools for routing and managing transcriptions, is used by a number of law firms.

With today’s announcement, SpeechLive now integrates Nuance Dragon, which has been a long-time leader in dictation software for the legal profession. The integration brings enhanced AI-driven speech recognition with software that continuously learns and becomes more accurate with use.

“By merging top-tier AI-powered speech recognition with the best-in-class dictation platform, we’re empowering legal professionals to benefit from the best of both worlds,” Thomas Brauner, CEO of Speech Processing Solutions, said in a statement announcing the integration. “This unique combination will streamline their workflow and achieve new levels of efficiency and accuracy in their document creation process.”

Among the features enabled through this integration:

  • Specialized legal vocabularies. User can access tailored legal vocabularies for greater precision in transcription.
  • Custom profiles. Speech profiles can be personalized for to enhance efficiency and reduce repetitive corrections.
  • Personalized user recognition that uses adaptive learning to optimize transcription accuracy, tailored to individual preferences.
  • Real-time speech recognition. Integration of the Dragon Bar enables users to dictate directly into applications, such as Word documents or client management systems.

In addition to the enhancements provided through the integration with Dragon, SpeechLive provides a number of features to make dictation easy and secure. These include live dictation and recording capabilities, access and across desktop and mobile devices, and data security with multiple servers throughout the world and multifactor authentication.

For the dictators among you, you can request a demo of Philips SpeechLive with Nuance Dragon at www.speechlive.com/dragon-speech-recognition.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.