06/09/2013, Sony NSZ-GS8 brings voice search to Google TV set top box arena.
05/22/2013, Google rolled out an update for its Chrome web browser to include conversational search.
04/23/2013, If you’re not an avid couch potato, then you probably have a hard time finding what to watch on a regular basis. Sure – you can go the safe route and watch popular shows like Game of Thrones and Mad Men, but did you also know there’s a channel out there that shows reruns of Good TImes on a regular basis? DirecTV is going to be making searching for programming […]
08/17/2012, Android users, if English is not your first language or if you have an accent that Google Voice Search does not seem to be able to grasp, you might be interested to learn that Google has officially updated their Voice Search feature on Android devices, adding an additional 13 languages to the mix which also brings the total amount of languages supported to 42! These 13 new languages include Basque, […]
10/26/2011, The folks over at Google Australia were wondering how come not many people in the country were using its Google Voice Search app despite it being able to understand Australian accents. So in order to prove a point, they decided to visit the South Australian desert, set up a long distance voice search – 50 meters to be exact, and put Google Voice Search to the test.
07/14/2011, Jealous of Android users being able to use voice commands on their phones for almost everything while you are limited to just voice searching on the internet with your iPhone? Well, those days are drawing to an end. The folks over at Nuance have just released a new app for iOS called Dragon Go! which brings a whole load of new speech to text functions on your iPhone. You can […]
06/07/2011, Do you remember the unofficial Google Multilingual Voice Search that was launched quite a while ago? Well, the folks behind it have expanded the service into additional territory: Twitter. Functioning in the same way as the Google Multilingual Voice Search, the Twitter Multilingual Voice Search lets users search Twitter using their voice, making use of different languages. All you have to do is select the Speech-to-Text Language, click on the […]
05/02/2011, Remember we mentioned that Google Chrome 11 brings support for voice input that works with translate.google.com? Well it looks like Google has unveiled more plans to make use of voice input on the web. Google has been reportedly testing out the voice input feature for their regular search engine as well.
12/20/2010, Could Apple be looking to improve on the voice recognition capabilities of iOS? Job postings from Apple have shown that the fruity company is looking to hire folks to fill posts such as a Speech Application Engineer, Speech Recognition Engineer and Senior Speech Research Scientist. The company prefers engineers who have experience with Nuance Recognizer, IBM WebSphere Voice, Google Voice Search or similar voice search tools. Considering how often folks […]
12/14/2010, Google has just announced an update to Google Voice Search for Android–the update requires Android 2.2 Froyo or higher and is now available as a free download or upgrade in Android Market. In the new Google Voice Search settings, there is an option for “Personalized recognition,” which when enabled will “begin to associate the recordings of the words that you ask us to recognize with your Google account.” This helps […]
09/15/2010, Google’s voice search has been around for some time, and it’s already pretty popular, but Google obviously thinks that the feature needs more exposure, and that’s probably why the search engine giant has released some videos to showcase certain scenarios where voice search may actually be more useful than having to manually type in your search queries. Check out the videos after the jump.
04/22/2010, While the trend nowadays is to get a phone powered by Apple’s iPhone OS or Google’s Android, it’s nice to see that Google hasn’t forgotten folks who are still running devices powered by Symbian and Windows Mobile. The search engine giant has updated Google Maps for mobile to offer voice search for your Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 smartphones. So instead of having to fiddle with your keypad, you can […]
04/07/2010, BlackBerry users out there have something to dance about as the latest version of Google Maps for BlackBerry, version 4.0, offers a whole bunch of updates, making it more useful and user friendly. The most noticeable change will be the inclusion of voice search, not to mention the ability to view and update Google Buzz. The software will now also sync with your maps.google.com history, allowing you to quickly pull […]