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Bighand now shipping latest iPhone app

BigHand has today launched the second iteration of its BigHand for iPhone App. The iPhone dictation app forms part of BigHand’s Enterprise Edition which is used by over 100,000 professionals including lawyers, surveyors, accountants and doctors to manage their workload and produce documents while mobile.

Features include:
• Record speech, edit, insert, overwrite, fast forward or rewind
• Take photos from within the app and attach them automatically to your dictation
• Expedite document production by setting a priority such as low, normal, or high
• Convert your voice-to-text via a server-based engine if no PA support is available
• View your work list and track live progress updates
• Manage your recordings
• Receive automatic notifications about completed documents and review as required

BigHand for iPhone software, specified for iPhone 3G, 3GS and iPhone 4, is available from the App Store at

Asif Ali, BigHand Head of Products, commented “While mobile professionals face a myriad of challenges in working effectively away from their main office or site, using BigHand they can significantly and instantly improve their out-of-office document production efficiency. Now, for example, any CEO only needs to be armed with their iPhone plus the BigHand app to instantly record and send verbal tasks to team members and track the progress of delegated work in real time. It will also enable them to take photos and record associated notes, convert those notes to text, and access office-based secretarial assistance for their longer document or report requirements.”

A video demo is available on the BigHand YouTube Channel
plus a BigHand for iPhone Pre-Sales Technical Datasheet can be requested by emailing

Comment: We hear the BigHand DDS App also runs on the Apple iPad and that when the company previewed it at the ALA Show in Boston last month, they walked away with over 250 leads. The only downside is that if you dicates into the iPad while on the move, you look like the Dom Jolie character with the giant phone on the old Trigger Happy TV