The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.
The Israeli gesture-control company believes that hand and finger motions are a more versatile way to control wearable computers, and Lumus agreed.
Sony is looking for a speech recognition expert to work in its PlayStation division, prompting rumours of a voice-controlled PS4.
Using the PlayStation "Eye" Camera, the upcoming game console is said to have facial recognition technology and be able to follow navigational voice commands.
The latest version of the browser lets developers outfit their Web-based apps with voice recognition.
User interfaces are changing with touch, voice, and -- now -- gestures. EyeSight Mobile CEO Gideon Shmuel believes gesture recognition will transform our expectations of PCs, phones, TVs, and tablets.
Microsoft continues to flesh out its Bing developer platform with a new speech-recognition control, allowing coders to add speech input to their Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.
analysis Early previews of Google's wearable platform focus on bringing Google Now's voice and touch control to a smartwatch, but Crave's Eric Mack says the real future is on the move.
Intel Senior Vice President Mooly Eden tells CNET that other forms of "perceptual computing" will change computing as we know it. And they may not be as far away as they seem.
Samsung's flashy new TV remote has every control method imaginable baked in, from buttons to a touch pad to motion control and even voice recognition.