Philips SpeechAir Android-powered smart voice recorder goes official

Philips SpeechAir, an Android KitKat powered smart voice recorder developed by Speech Processing Solutions was introduced recently. Lets take a closer look at the device now.


Philips SpeechAir Specifications

The Philips SpeechAir features a 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) WVGA IPS display that has a Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 1.6 GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor. It comes with 1 GB of DDR3 RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The voice recorder runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS out of the box.

It comes with three microphone, a 360° microphone for recording dictations and meetings, a MEMS microphone for receiving VoIP calls and a directional microphone for speech recognition. All the recordings made by SpeechAir gets encrypted in real-time using AES, 256-bit. The outer covering of the device is made up of antimicrobial synthetics that will keep out the bacteria and various microorganisms. It also has a shockproof body that has an US military standard 515.6.

The Philips SpeechAir comes with a wear-free slide switch, that has been designed for efficient single-handed operation. It will allow for quick and easy file operation (play, pause, stop, fast forward, fast rewind). There is a customizable function key above the slider, which will give quick access to the app. It also features a docking station that will automatically transfer all the recordings to the computer and quickly recharge the device. The LAN connection will allow the user to transfer the files directly from the station without having to use a computer.


The SpeechAir rocks a 5 megapixel rear camera. It is 15 mm thick and weighs 116 grams only. It comes with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and USB 2.0 as connectivity options. Under the hood, there is a 2,700 mAh battery.

The Philips SpeechAir has been targeted at medical and legal professionals and will be available in two variants – PSP1100 and PSP1200. The PSP1200 will also include a SpeechExec Pro Dictate workflow software. There is no information on the pricing and availability of the device yet.

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