Audio Input Devices for Healthcare

nVoq regularly reviews and rigorously tests dictation devices for compatibility with the SayIt solution. The devices listed below have been approved for use with SayIt.

Preferred

These devices provide optimal levels of audio quality and function when used with SayIt.

Device Type Manufacturer Model Use when …
Handheld USB Mic Phillips SpeechMike III Pro LFH3200 Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Handheld USB Mic Dictaphone PowerMic II Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Headset USB Plantronics Blackwire C310/C320 Clinician desires handsfree
Headset USB Jabra UC 150 Clinician desires handsfree
External Analog Olympus ME52W Clinician desires handsfree with mobility such as a laptop or cart
External Analog IK Multimedia iRig Mic Cast Clinician desires handsfree, iPad, iTouch, or iPhone external Mic
Headset Wireless DECT Jabra Pro 930 Clinician wireless with PC connectivity
Headset Wireless DECT Plantronics Savi 430 Clinician desires wireless with usb dongle PC connectivity

Recommended

The following devices have been tested and also provide an acceptable level of transcription accuracy.

Device Type Manufacturer Model Use when …
Handheld USB Mic Phillips SpeechMike III Premium LFH3500 Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Handheld USB Mic Phillips SpeechMike II Classic Plus Clinician needs legacy device support
Handheld USB Mic Dictaphone PowerMic I Clinician needs legacy device support
Handheld USB Mic Olympus Directrec DR-1200 Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Handheld USB Mic Olympus Directrec DR-2200 Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Handheld USB Mic Olympus Directrec DS-2300 Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Handheld USB Mic Grundig Digta SonicMic II USB Classic Clinician desires to control dictations without touching keyboard
Desktop Mic USB SpeechWare 6-in-1 TableMike Clinician desires handsfree in generally quiet environment
Desktop Mic Analog SpeechWare 2-in-1 TableMike Clinician desires handsfree in generally quiet environment
Desktop Mic VEC SoundTech GN-USB Clinician desires handsfree in generally quiet environment
Desktop Mic InSync Buddy Desktop Clinician desires handsfree in generally quiet environment
Foot Pedal VEC Infinity IN-USB-2 w/NCH Pedable Clinician or transcriptionist would like foot pedal control
Mouse Logitech Corded Mouse M500 Clinician desires hotkey control without the keyboard

Bluetooth Headsets

Bluetooth headsets are not recommended for use with SayIt at this time. From our testing, most Bluetooth headsets introduce noise artifacts that create a noticeable impact on speech accuracy. We continue to monitor industry developments in this area.

If you have any questions about devices please contact us at info@nvoq.com.