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Panasonic to bring Siri-like voice commands to Viera TVs

03/27/2012, Voice-command integration for TV isn’t something that’s really been explored yet. It’s been rumored about in the “Apple iTV“, and it’s available on the Xbox 360 via the Kinect, and not much else. But it looks like...

Toshiba introduces voice-controlled air conditioners in Japan

09/15/2011, Toshiba has just announced a whole line up of new air conditioners that will be released over this year and the next. And if you’re wondering why we’re writing about air conditioners, it’s because they’ve got features to stand out...

Synnex USB powered fan has voice control function

04/03/2011, We know that many smartphones these days as well as GPS navigation systems offer some kind of voice-activated control system to a certain extent, but who would have thought that the average USB-powered fan, which isn’t even a fancy gadget in its own...

Moshi Voice Control Digital Clock Radio

05/19/2010, Want an alarm clock that responds to voice commands? Well, Moshi, the company known for some rather unique clocks, has announced the availability of its new Voice Control Digital Clock Radio. All you have to do is say “Hello Moshi”, and...

Truckbot Now Gets Voice Recognition Upgrade

03/31/2010, Do you remember the truckbot that surfaces from time to time and recently got an acrylic body upgrade? Well, this little robot seems to be continuing its slow (but steady) progress towards becoming powerful enough to take over the world (and maybe enslave...

Buzz Lightyear Responds To Voice Commands

06/18/2009, Buzz Lightyear Robot Toy from Gizmodo on Vimeo. Guess toys are moving forward faster than ever before, with the Buzz Lightyear figurine you see here being able to respond to voice commands. It comes with the original voice of Tim Allen and seems to be...