Philips Device Connector guide

Introduction

Philips Device Connector (PDC) is a Google Chrome extension accompanied by a native host application. PDC connects websites, such as speechlive.com, with Philips dictation hardware like Foot controls or SpeechMikes.

Philips Device Connector local installation

Benefits

  • It allows using the buttons of Philips dictation hardware to control SpeechLive features in a Chrome Browser session (e.g. the webplayer, recorder or Speech to text) even if the Chrome browser is minimised or you are working inside another application like Word

  • Offers persistent connection between the hardware and the SpeechLive web application

  • SpeechMike can be used in "Event mode" (this is the default out-of-the-box button mode), no need to switch to „Browser mode“

  • Support for VDI / remote environments.