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iPhone Gets Voice Dialing With iSpeak

iPhone Gets Voice Dialing With iSpeak

Having third-party apps fill in the missing holes in iPhone’s functionality seems to be a genius idea, since Fonix has done the voice dialing legwork for Apple with their iSpeak app. The app consists of “a run-time engine that sits on the phone,” which says always-running app to us, that…

Tinkering with Voice-Controlled Helicopters

Tinkering with Voice-Controlled Helicopters

Those crazy Brits are flying voice-controlled helicopters now, using a Direct Voice Input system by QinetiQ that lets pilots fly their Gazelle helicopters by simply yelling at them. So far the makers claim 90% “effective speech control” of the helicopter’s “non-safety critical avionic functions,” but we’re just wondering what avionic…