Tagged: voice control

Sonos One is your Alexa, and soon Google Home, or Siri with Spotify

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSmart speakers have come into our homes in the last year. Something that can play music, become a hub for your other smart devices, and even be a personal assistant. Sonos One is a speaker that not only connects with Amazon Alexa, but is focused for the music lover. With 50 music services available, Sonos One allows you to play music, podcasts, and other audio right from the unit. Attach your Amazon account, and say “Alexa, tell me a joke”. Multiple Sonos devices in different rooms can enhance your experience. You can even mix in services with the Echo series, although you might lose out on some of the music services if they are not skills. Sonos One Can Be Part of Your Sonos Theater System Sonos Play and One devices are pairable, to create stereo sound. If you purchase the...

Altorr Assisted Living Products – Altorr Auto Door Opener 0

Altorr Assisted Living Products – Altorr Auto Door Opener

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSBradford Clough joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. He discusses Altor and the Altor Automated Door Opener along with a number of other products that incorporates voice control to assist those with heavy physical challenges. Intelligent doors, washing systems, TV’s and more. All for people who cannot get to these devices easily. Altorr makes devices that enable those with extreme physical challenges to live a more independent lifestyle. Their products include a device that can interface with infrared remote controlled devices along with Zigbee home networked devices for an extensive array of voice commands, such as turning lights and fans on and off, setting temperatures, controlling televisions, etc. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save...

Ford connects Smartphones into Cars with AppLink 0

Ford connects Smartphones into Cars with AppLink

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSDouglas VanDangens joins Todd and Esby in the TPN Live CES coverage. He is talking about AppLink on Mustangs. It takes the UI from your smartphone and integrates with the car. AppLink will be free for download for Fiesta and Mustang users. You can use it with Apple, Android and Blackberry devices. Voice control will be a big part to their Nav system. Then there are the partnering companies. Stitcher, Pandora, OpenBreak are some of those companies. During the interview, they talk about lane drifting and speeding cameras warnings. Interview by Todd Cochrane of Geek News Central Interview by Esbjorn Larsen Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring

The WavIT from ThinkOptics Turns Your iPod, iPhone Into a Fully Functional Remote Control – CES 2010 0

The WavIT from ThinkOptics Turns Your iPod, iPhone Into a Fully Functional Remote Control – CES 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Editors Note: I would love to point to the website right now of ThinkOptics and the Wavit, but for the last few days it’s been reporting a trojan on the site. Therefore, no links will be given at this time. When I scanned through North Hall, I found a lot of cool new products out there. This one was the most impressive. Not only could it turn your iPod or iPhone into a presentation remote, it could also turn it into a fully functional remote control. The device is called WavIT from ThinkOptics. They have made presentation devices before, but this one you can plug your Apple device in and use it as a presentation device. Use the pointer, draw on the screen or flip through a Powerpoint. But the more impressive item was it could turn into a fully...

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