BlueAnt debuts voice-activated Bluetooth car speaker

On Monday, BlueAnt introduced the S4, which it calls the "first true hands-free, voice-controlled Bluetooth car speakerphone."

BlueAnt S4
BlueAnt

As more and more U.S. states enact hands-free mobile phone laws (we're at six so far, mostly in the Northeast), it's not a bad idea to buy a Bluetooth accessory for your phone.

I've never been a fan of Bluetooth headsets--though they're great for conference calls while telecommuting, I'm not a big walk-and-talk guy--but I've always thought car speakers were a different story.

On Monday, BlueAnt introduced the S4, which it calls the "first true hands-free, voice-controlled Bluetooth car speakerphone." At first glance, the claim seems silly--the point of a car speakerphone is that it's hands-free. But BlueAnt is bringing its signature voice-activated technology (seen on its Q1 headset ) to the vehicle, so you really, truly don't have to touch anything.

Read more of "BlueAnt debuts S4, first voice-activated Bluetooth car speaker" at ZDNet's The ToyBox.

About the author

    Andrew Nusca is the editor of SmartPlanet and an associate editor at ZDNet. He has written for New York, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics, and Money. He is based in New York.

     

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