1954First dictation machine produced
Philips Speech Processing Solutions founded in Vienna, Austria and the first dictation machine produced.
1957First cassette-based dictation machine
First cassette-based dictation machine produced.
1966First Mini-Cassette invented
First Mini-Cassette invented (industry standard since decades)
1991Digital dictation system Voice System 4000
Launch of digital dictation system Voice System 4000, which rapidly becomes a standard in hospitals worldwide
1995Philips dictation and SpeechNote
Launch of first Philips dictation and transcription workflow software SpeechNote.
Launch of first digital dictation microphone with PC navigation - Philips SpeechMike
2000The 100,000,000th Mini-Cassette
The 100,000,000th Mini-Cassette manufactured.
2001Digital Pocket Memo 9300
Integrated modular digital dictation hardware and software solutions for professional use: portable Digital Pocket Memo 9300 launched.
Introduction of the first digital VoiceTracer audio recorder for note taking.
Launch of the first version of SpeechExec dictation and transcription software.
Launch of the first version of SpeechExec Enterprise dictation workflow solution.
2013Pocket Memo 8000 series
Launch of the all new Pocket Memo 8000 series.
Launch of the first SpeechLive cloud dictation solution.
Launch of Philips SpeechAir – first portable Philips dictation recorder with a WiFi function.
Launch of SpeechOne – The first Philips dictation headset.