for SpeechExec recorder and dictation hardware

Enhance your application

with professional digital dictation

The Philips software development kit (SDK) provides an interface to a full professional digital dictation solution including Philips dictation hardware and the Philips SpeechExec recorder.

Increase flexibility by operating third-party applications having SpeechExec SDK integrated and SpeechExec Enterprise in one environment.

C# and Visual Basic 6.0 examples with both source code and compiled executables for easy start of integration.

Philips SpeechExec SDK provides one simple interface to hide the complexity of integrating dictation hardware, handling audio codecs or implementing recorder functionality.

The .dss file format is the international standard for professional speech processing. Offering outstanding audio quality for recorded voice, .dss files allow a high compression rate and reduced file size, network traffic, and required storage capacity. The format also allows additional information, such as client/patient name or document type, to be stored in the file header, further facilitating file organization.

Philips SpeechExec SDK encapsulates all required interfaces to integrate Philips SpeechMike, Digital Pocket Memo and foot pedal.

Support for Citrix and Windows Terminal Server. SpeechExec recorder, along with the third-party application can be virtualized, centralized, and managed in the data center and instantly delivered as a service to users anywhere. SpeechExec Enterprise has been successfully certified as Citrix-ready.

Develop your integration with Microsoft Visual Studio and make use of Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework for future proof software development.

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System requirements
Pentium IV 1 GHz recommended
RAM memory:
1 GB (2 GB recommended)
Hard disk space:
100 MB for SpeechExec SDK, 850 MB (32-bit) / 2 GB (64-bit) for Microsoft .NET 4
Operating system:
Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows Vista (32/64-bit), Windows XP (32 bit)
Graphics card:
DirectX-compliant graphics card with hardware acceleration recommended
Sound device:
Windows-compatible sound device
Supported file servers:
Windows 2003 Server (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 2008 R2 Server (64-bit)
DVD-ROM drive
Development environment
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Package contents
SpeechExec software development starter kit download link
SpeechExec Enterprise license server with two concurrent SDK licenses
C# and Visual Basic 6.0 examples with source code and compiled executables
Programmer’s guide
SpeechExec Windows installer setup merge modules
Citrix and Windows Terminal Server drivers
Sample audio files in celp, wav and dss audio formats
Related products
SpeechExec Enterprise license server
Philips Pocket Memo voice recorder DPM8000 series, LFH9600 series, LFH9500 series
SpeechMike Air wireless dictation microphone LFH3000 series
SpeechMike USB dictation microphone LFH3500 series, LFH3200 series
USB foot pedal LFH2000 series

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