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voice recognition

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Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

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.

By December 4, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating December 4, 2013
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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Amazon makes Echo voice assistant available to the masses

It had been available on an invite-only basis. Starting next month, anyone can bring it home, with devices shipping out for $180.

By June 23, 2015

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Roku updates streaming boxes with voice search, new movies feed (hands-on)

CNET's favorite streaming boxes get minor makeovers, with voice search coming to the new Roku 3 and faster performance to the new Roku 2. Plus, a Facebook-like data feed lets you "follow" new movies as they transition through availability windows.

By April 6, 2015

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Delete your Echo voice data from Amazon's servers

To improve its voice recognition tech, Amazon saves and analyzes your voice data. Here are two ways to delete it.

By February 2, 2015

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Granny hits it big on Internet after voicing displeasure with Siri

Technically Incorrect: An Italian grandmother in Australia grapples with the idea of talking to Siri and ends up calling the voice command system "a bloody sh**". Of course, she's now a Web hit.

By February 11, 2015

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Move over, Siri. Cortana is coming to the iPhone

Microsoft's smart assistant Cortana is expanding beyond Windows, Twitter's Periscope is rising on Android, and Amazon is getting crafty with competition for Etsy.

By May 26, 2015

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Cute robot politely shows self-awareness

A robot allegedly demonstrates basic self-awareness while attempting to solve a classic logic puzzle.

By July 19, 2015

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AT&T awards $100K for tech to help people with disabilities

Twenty-five years after President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T called on developers to use existing technology to create solutions for people with disabilities.

By July 27, 2015

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'Battlebots' champion uses smartphones to help robots see the world

For Road Trip 2015, we chat with Donald Hutson, one of the reigning robot warriors, about cheaper machines and how the ubiquity of mobile devices will help push robots into the mainstream.

By July 19, 2015