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Phone Recording vs. Digital Voice Recording: An Overview

If you need to record audio as part of your job or just for personal reasons, you have the choice of using a dedicated digital recorder or your smartphone. The proliferation of smartphones over the last decade has led to those devices being used for tasks far beyond calling, texting and web-browsing. For one, they […]

The Legality of Voice Recording Without Consent

Is voice recording legal in the state of Washington? The answer to this depends on the circumstances under which the recording was made. Washington is a two-party consent law for voice recording. This means it is illegal for anyone to either record or intercept a private phone call, in-person conversation or electric communication unless every […]

How Does Voice Recognition Work?

We use technology more and more in our daily lives, especially in professional settings when we need to take detailed notes. Instead of jotting down every last word, we can now use voice-recognition software to notate what was said in a meeting or courtroom. This post will cover some key topics about voice recognition: Speech-to-text […]

Transcription vs. Dictation

While taking diligent notes is still an integral part of meeting attendance or being in the legal field, professionals’ lives have gotten much simpler thanks to modern technology. Two types of helpful technology are dictation devices and transcription devices. Dictation and transcription services are similar, but they’re not the same. Continue reading to learn what […]

Key Reasons Law Enforcement Officers Use Dictation Devices

Law enforcement officers have long used dictation devices for voice recordings, whether for taking notes, interviewing suspects or simply saving time by multitasking in the car. Using dictation devices allows law enforcement to keep better records and preserve evidence in an easy, convenient manner. Here’s a closer look at some of the top reasons law […]