Philips introduces the Philips SpeechExec Enterprise workflow solution

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise workflow solution

Philips introduces the Philips SpeechExec Enterprise workflow solution; linking Authors and Transcriptionists. The Philips SpeechExec Enterprise solution can be centrally administered allowing for easy workflow configuration and amendment along with centralised configuration of hardware and software.

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise is fully VMWare and Citrix compatible making installations easier than ever for IT Administrators.

Central workflow management

• Sophisticated workflow management for enhanced productivity
• Central administration and Active Directory for easier settings management
• Remote hardware administration for convenient device configuration and firmware
• Citrix and terminal server support for on-demand application delivery



Professional dictation solution

• Encryption, backup functions and password protection for highest security
• Recorder for convenient direct dictation with Philips dictation microphones
• Geared for professional speech recognition for highest accuracy


Powerful transcription module

• Transcription player with foot pedal support for hands-free playback control
• Individual sort and filter options for organization and task prioritisation
• Notification popup alerts for transcriptionists make sure no important new tasks are overlooked





Sophisticated workflow management: Easily monitor and manage the workflow between authors and transcriptionists. Recordings and the resulting written documents are automatically routed to the appropriate person for quicker turnaround times.

Remote hardware administration: This allows the Philips’ dictation microphone to have the buttons centrally configured and firmware updates can also be administrated this way

Highest security: 256 bit real time encryption, password protection and secure file transfer ensure that your dictations are secure against threats.

Central administration: Manage users, licenses and system settings remotely. The central administration facilitates the configuration of worklist columns, filters, and job information.

Citrix and VMware ready: Philips SpeechExec Enterpise can be virtualised, centralised and managed in a data centre and instantly delivered to users as a service. Philips SpeechExec Enterprise is also compatible with the HL7 interface.

SpeechExec dictation recorder: With the integrated dictation recorder authors can record directly into the SpeechExec software. Inbuilt SpeechMike drivers allow for quick and easy control of all recording and play back functions. The buttons can also be individually programmed.

Geared for speech recognition: Speech recognition software such as Dragon NaturallySpeaking can be integrated into the solution seamlessly allowing real time speech recognition when using a SpeechMike or deferred speech recognition when downloading speech files from a Digital Pocket Memo

Individual sort and filter options: Author and Transcriptionist can individually sort and filter their work list options to view a personalised work list.

SpeechExec transcription player: For transcriptionists the solution comes with an integrated transcription player. Combining with the Philips foot pedal it allows for convenient and efficient dictation playback control.

New task notifications: Transcriptionists can receive notifications whenever new dictations land in their work list ensuring that important work is never missed.

Philips Speechexec Enterprise has basic modules which are required and can be supplemented further with optional modules; as follows:

Basic modules:

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise Dictate for authors

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise Transcribe for transcriptionists

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise Manager: For the central administration of syste user settings, job information settings and supports MS Active Directory.

Philips SpeechExec Enterprise License Server: Allows for the management of dictation and transcription modules, Workflow Module and Statistics Module


Optional Modules:


SpeechExec Workflow Manager: Set up and automate a workflow for moving, copying and deleting dictation files based on predefined rules and schedules and can send automatic email notifications.

SpeechExec Statistic Module: This displays a comprehensive set of reports on dictations, transcription, job status and workload. These can be displayed graphically and exported to MS Excel, Crystal Reports, Adobe Acrobat, or displayed as RTF documents.

SpeechExec Remote Device Management Software: IT administrators can remotely configure Philips hardware such as microphones or foot control switches.

Philips Recorder App for Smartphones: Available for Android, iPhone or Blackberry; this app allows the user to record and send dictation directly from your mobile phone.

SpeechExec Mobile Server: This manages dictations from the Philips App and converts and distributes them in the Philips SpeechExec Enterprise software automatically.

Automatic Transcription via Dragon Speech Recognition: This allows dictations to be automatically picked up by the corresponding Dragon author profile and the speech files are then transcribed by Dragon and returned to the author for correction.


The technical bit – System requirements

Processor: Intel dual core or equivalent AMD processor, 1 GHz or faster processor
RAM: 2 GB (32 bit)/4 GB (64 bit)
Hard-disk space: 100 MB for SpeechExec software, 4.5 GB for Microsoft .NET Framework, 2 GB for SAP Crystal Reports
Network: 100 Mbit/s transfer rate, TCP/IP network protocol
Client operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/7 (32/64 bit)
Server operating system: Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
Graphics: DirectX-compliant graphics card with hardware acceleration recommended
Sound: Windows-compatible sound device
Free USB port. Internet connection for required software activation
File servers: Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit), Linux Samba-Server (Debian, Kernel 3.16.7)
Email configurations: Microsoft Outlook 2007/2010/2013/2016, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007/2010/2013/2016, Lotus Notes 6.0.3/6.5.5/8.0/8.5.3

Additional system requirements for speech recognition software
Supported speech recognition software: Nuance Dragon Professional 12.5/13/14 Individual/Group, Nuance Dragon Legal 12.5/13/14, Dragon Medical Practice Edition 2/3
Processor: Intel dual core or equivalent AMD processor, 2.2 GHz or faster processor
RAM: 4 GB (32 bit)/8 GB (64 bit)
Hard-disk space: 8 GB
Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/7 (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2012 (64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)

Windows-based server virtualization
Supported virtualization software: Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop (ICA protocol), Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDP protocol), VMware Horizon (PCoIP protocol)
Server/virtual desktop operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/7 (32/64 bit), Windows Server 2012 R2 (64 bit), Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit)
Client operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit), Windows 8.1/7 (32/64 bit)
SpeechExec Enterprise Dictate and Transcribe software running on a server operating system is only supported in Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services environments,


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