A Court Reporters Nightmare & Win | Martel Electronics

Does the Record speak for itself? You've got to get up to Judges Brown's courtroom and take your notes from the April 1st trial", my supervisor told me. Anxiety built within me as I approached the courtroom, wondering why the request for notes on a case in which the transcription had been prepared and filed. I felt like the star in The Emperors' New Clothes as I entered the courtroom, aware of all the eyes upon me.  "Young lady." began Judge Brown, "seem like you left somethi …
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Doctors specialized needs in a digital dictation recorder - HIPAA compliance

Today's article will focus on the  HIPAA compliant digital dictation equipment for both small practices and large physician groups. A lot has been made recently of the new HIPAA health care law requirements. Doctors are rushing around trying to be compliant. So what does a doctor need in a digital dictation machine to be HIPAA compliant. The first is that the device has to be 256 bit encrypted when transferring the audio files. This encryption ensures that the file cannot …
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Digital dictation equipment for lawyers: Dictation Machines and Transcription Technologies Are Used by lawyers: Dictaphone, Olympus, Philips

Today, most law firms are using some type of dictation machine recorder or app.Dictation recorders and software offer great productivity help for legal professionals in small, mid-sized or large law firms, corporate legal departments and courts. Lawyers create many correspondence letter and dictations daily. The movement of dictations from recordings to transcripts often aids lawyers in productivity and cost savings, allowing them to use more billable hours. A lawyer can dictate about eight ti …
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​A digital dictation recorder for the modern law office.

Dictation machines for layers  We all know that analogue cassette tapes are going away this year. How does a lawyer choose the  right digital dictation recorder. We are going to touch on this subject for the next couple minutes. There are a lot of digital recorders on the market today but only a few suits the law office environment. The most important thing that a lawyer or law office does is create documents. These digital dictation documents in return account for the bill …
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Dictation Recorder - How to choose the right dictation equipment

Buying the right dictation machine for your lawyers Picking the right dictation recorder can be a blessing, but the process can be a curse. Today there are so many choices, ranging from $40 to $600. So what's the difference between the recorders. We all know dictating on a digital dictation recorder is by far the easiest way to dictate, but most of the voice recorders are complicated and hard to use. So I'm going to take a moment to outline what you should be looking for when you need a d …
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​Who needs a Dictation Machine?

The short answer: Lawyers, doctors, insurance agents & moreDictation Machines: Get more work completed, in less time, and save money. In the past, dictation and transcriber machines were used by lawyers and doctors. Now with the advent of voice to text apps, a new technology has merged with dictation recorders. Since insurance companies and courts require documents to be created, this is the perfect solution to use. Lawyers dictation machines have to record client meetings, memos, lett …
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​Police need Dictation Machines Recorders & Voice to text Solutions for Law Enforcement

New Technology Police Dictation Machines Police and law enforcement agents have to create a lot of paperwork. Their voice recordings have to be super accurate to be used in court. Interrogating suspects, taking witness statements and accurately creating documentation is crucial for police. Is there a better way for law enforcement to have a more efficient voice recorder that has the professional features of dictation machines and the voice recognition that lawyers enjoy, the answer is yes. …
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Helpful Guide ​Digital Dictation Equipment, Lawyers, Doctors, Sony, Philips, Olympus

A Guide to Digital Dictation EquipmentDigital Dictation & transcription have been used in medical and legal industries for years. In the last 20 years, we have shifted away from recording dictations done on standard, mini, or micro-cassette tapes. Digital dictation machines have had huge advances in voice technology, digital dictation recording machine devices are becoming more and more common. Now with digital portable recorders, computer hand microphones, call in dictation systems, and mob …
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Olympus DS-9500 Manual: A Helpful Illustrated Guide

Olympus DS-9500 Manual: A Helpful Illustrated Guide The Olympus DS9500 is a Japanese dictation recorder. This company makes a variety of dictation machines and the 9500 is made for lawyers, Judges, Doctors and professionals. This dictation machine is the best for utility and value. It uses 2.4ghz technology built in. It was a huge hit with lawyers and law firms. It has all the same features as the Olympus DS9000 plus wireless dictation transferring by email.  This article wil …
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 LEARN WHAT IS  COURT REPORTING CART CAPTIONING? WE KNOW AND SO SHOULD YOU,  AS A COURT REPORTER!

LEARN WHAT IS COURT REPORTING CART CAPTIONING? WE KNOW AND SO SHOULD YOU, AS A COURT REPORTER!

Definition: CART is Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) converts the spoken word into instant text by court reporters.This court reporting service is generally for hard of hearing persons not familiar with American Sign Language (ASL) that need spoken words translated into printed English in a real-time format. The court reporting steno software is also being recorded in real-time with a USB court reporter microphone. Court reporting CART practitioners work in courtrooms, classroom …
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5 Reasons Police Car Cameras are Critical In Today’s Society

5 Reasons Police Car Cameras are Critical In Today’s Society

In the last couple of year we have seen tension grow between police and citizens. This was due mostly to underlying issues with transparency. The citizens were not able to view footage taken from the incident, so often thought the officer was at fault. The citizens began to stereotype the law enforcement agencies as being heavy-handed or committing abuse.Debate has raged on for years what side was at fault. This is the main reason so many departments invested into police car camera s …
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Top Court Reporting schools that are closest to you!

An Interesting and Satisfying Career choice, Court Reporting Did you know over the next couple of years United States will need more than 5000 court reporters. There are many reasons for the shortage, but there're only a few schools they teach the profession of court reporting. The largest demand we'll be in California, Texas, Illinois and of course New York. Today the United States are over 30,000 court reporters that are currently working as freelance, State, and federal employees. A large …
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Is the Smart Phone app the best choice for a lawyers dictation needs?

The New digital smart line of Dictation equipment, are the most cost effective tool in a lawyers tool chest. The comparison between smartphones for dictation and a dedicated professional dictation machine recorder is amazing! Using a smartphone or iPhone for a efficient recording option may seem a convenient option at first glance. However, we you look closely to your daily dictation use the phone doesn't stand up to your voice demands. Most lawyers quickly release the sound qualit …
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Why Court Reporters Hate Their AudioSync Recordings

Why Court Reporters Hate Their AudioSync Recordings

Court reporter computer The #1 Problem Facing Court reporters today. Court reporter laptop designed only for Court Reporters I have talked to most the court reporters is in the country today, and the number one issue that they have in their minds is the poor quality coming from their audio sync court reporting software. Everyone is frustrated by the lack of quality in the records. So I'm going to set the record straight with definitive answer to your questions. I'm going to br …
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