Tag Archives: Voice Search

Google Voice Search Adds 13 New Languages

Google Voice search is well-known in the Android world as it’s one of the most basic voice tasks an Android user can perform. Well, now you can do it in 13 brand new languages, having already been available in 29 different languages bringing your total to 42 different languages. That’s 100 million potential Android owners that can now take advantage… Read more

Two new Google TV devices announced

We haven’t heard anything major about Google TV since way back in 2010, but Google isn’t quite ready to let it die. Sony has just taken the wraps off both a new Blu-ray player and a media streamer. Both will feature multiple Sony apps including TrackID for Android, and Media Remote. Sony is aiming to get users to use their phones to control the TV, as it is… Read more

Google Voice Search Adds Hebrew and Arabic Support

Good news for any of our Hebrew or Arabic speaking friends out there! Google has announced that Voice Search now supports Hebrew and Arabic language, especially dialects from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, UAE, and Israel. Google has trained the voice recognition engine with over a million phrases, but it will continue to lear as you use… Read more

Google Voice Search expands language compatibility

Now available in over two dozen languages, Google has expanded their signature Google Voice Search to include support for Indonesian, Malaysian and Latin American Spanish. Thanks to a Google project known as Word of Mouth, different languages from all around the world are being added to Voice Search all the time. First introduced in 2010, Word of… Read more

Google’s new Voice Search gets to know *you*

Google’s Voice Search was designed to be easy to use for as many people as possible when it launched. That meant that the parameters used for voice analysis had to be general rather than specific. Accents and gender were not as much a concern as the not-so-simple task of recognizing the human voice. But today, Google announced–via the Google Mobile… Read more

Google Voice Search spots

These aren’t strictly Android specific, but Google’s new ads for voice search are cute enough for a post. Since launching in 2008, voice search has grown to comprise one fourth of all Android searches, according to the Google Mobile Blog. And while they highlight the value of voice search for safety at their introductory blog post, the video ads are all… Read more