Olympus DS-9500 Winner of the Red Dot Design Awards 2019
The Revolutionary WiFi-enabled DS-9500 Dictation Device has received the Red Dot Design Award. The Red Dot Award Product Design is one of the world’s largest design competitions. In 2019, designers and manufacturers from 55 countries entered more than 5,500 products in the competition. The international jury comprises experienced experts from different disciplines and has been convening for more than 60 years in order to select the year’s best designs.
During an adjudication process that spans several days, they try out the products, discuss them and ultimately reach a well-founded decision regarding the design quality of the entries. True to the motto “In search of good design and innovation”, their assessment focuses on criteria such as the level of innovation, functionality, formal quality, longevity and ergonomics.
The professional DS-9500 digital dictation recorder provides simple wireless (Wi-Fi) transfer via E-mail and an advanced two-microphone system for noisy environments. These features are allowing for an effective workflow from speech to text as well as more flexibility and freedom in everyday work. The Red Dot Award jury states: “The portable DS-9500 dictation device presents well thought-through functionality and innovative Wi-Fi connectivity in order to provide effective workflow support.”