Does communicating with your HID device seem flaky? You may be looking at the wrong (usage) page.
Google Sheets can insert the current date and time in your spreadsheet, if you know where to look.
So, am I a stenographer now, or what?
Why let stenographers have all the fun? Get more keyboard output using less keys.
QMK and Plover can get your Ergodox singing steno chords.
Getting a keyboard with programmable firmware can enable you to uniquely personalise how you use your keyboard.