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#1 Scarlett


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Posted 15 March 2005 - 01:48 PM

Opera Software Announces Voice-Enabled Home Media Technology with IBM® Embedded ViaVoice Oslo, Norway - February 21, 2005 Opera Software ASA today announced their voice-enabled Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for home media, introducing home entertainment users across the globe to the future of human-computer interaction. The voice-enabled EPG is a significant breakthrough in the effort to enhance the customer experience. Finally, there is an easier way for people to interact with their DVD players, DVRs and digital TV set top boxes without having to negotiate an array of remote controls.
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Posted 15 March 2005 - 06:31 PM

wow nice i guess they are making people lazier and lazier you don't even need to do the fingeer workout.
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Posted 15 March 2005 - 08:44 PM

That sounds like a great innovation. I have a neighbour who is a quadrapelegic that would love to have that.

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 11:41 AM

This is very scary. I do not want my gizmos, especially this bleeping computer, to hear what I say about them. :thumbsup: Nor, I suppose, do I want to hear what they are saying about me :flowers:
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Posted 16 March 2005 - 09:22 PM

WOW! All I have progressed to is talking to my WMP. :thumbsup: Well, at least it doesn't talk back to me... yet :flowers:

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Posted 16 March 2005 - 11:58 PM

LOL this is great!
I already can do everything on my pc by voice activated software but now my tv,vcr,dvd player and cable box??!!!
How many shiny pennies this going to cost me?

Edited by cowsgonemadd3, 17 March 2005 - 12:00 AM.

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