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Google Home now takes voice commands for Wink-controlled lighting and heating

Google Home now takes voice commands for Wink-controlled lighting and heating Another smart home product family has joined the Google Home parade.As of March 28, 2017, the Wink lineup is ready to take its switching, dimming, and temperature control orders from the Google Home’s Google Voice assistant.

Siri could one day respond to your voice — and your voice alone

Siri could one day respond to your voice — and your voice alone In essence, you could set a vocal password featuring an audio footprint, a sort of Voice Biometrics, and only be able to access your phone (or tell Siri what to do) if you’re … you.That means that just about anyone could tell Siri what to do, which could be a problem.

Skype adds Japanese to its real-time voice translator

Skype adds Japanese to its real-time voice translator The language will now be available on all Microsoft Translation services — even Microsoft Translator Live.To try out Japanese or another Skype Translator-supported language, go to your Skype Windows Desktop and click on the globe icon (shown below).

Latest ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ trailer explores robots’ history on Earth

Latest ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ trailer explores robots’ history on Earth At this point, there are still a lot of mysteries surrounding Transformers: The Last Knight, the next film in Michael Bay’s blockbuster series based on the popular transforming robot toy line.The official plot synopsis for The Last Knight promises that the film will “shatter the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefine what it means to be a hero.

Google Voice now filters out unwanted calls, thanks to update

Google Voice now filters out unwanted calls, thanks to update Why it matters to you Google Voice is a useful tool that was ignored for too long, but with January's major update and its new anti-spam measures, it's now more powerful than ever.Fortunately, Google is keeping the updates coming with the announcement of improved spam filtering for Voice users.

Deep-learning algorithm can synthesize any voice based on just 60 seconds of speech

Deep-learning algorithm can synthesize any voice based on just 60 seconds of speech “We are developing new speech synthesis technologies which, among other features, allow us to copy the voice of someone with very little data,” Alexandre de Brebisson, one of the PhD students who developed the deep-learning tech behind the project.“Our experiments show that one minute of audio already contains a lot of the DNA of a human voice.

Samsung’s Siri competitor, Bixby Voice, launches in South Korea

Samsung’s Siri competitor, Bixby Voice, launches in South Korea On Monday, Samsung launched Bixby Voice, the voice-activated component of its digital helper, on Galaxy S8 devices in the company’s home country.It is rolling out to South Korean users in the form of an app update through Samsung Galaxy Apps, according to ZDNet, Galaxy S8 owners began receiving update notifications around 1 p.

Samsung’s Bixby can’t speak English yet, but can rap insults to Siri in Korean

Samsung’s Bixby can’t speak English yet, but can rap insults to Siri in Korean Videos showing Bixby’s skills have been posted on YouTube, and have overshadowed other, more standard examples of the assistant’s brand-new voice feature.Plus, in true rap style, in some of the rhymes Bixby allegedly takes a shot at arch rival Siri.

The Momo smart lamp can welcome you home and recognize your face

The Momo smart lamp can welcome you home and recognize your face Morpheus Team wants its Momo to function as a hub and lamp that also works as a sensor-filled security camera with artificial intelligence and facial recognition.The Momo also boasts microphones and speakers.

Build your own Google Home with the latest issue of The MagPi

Build your own Google Home with the latest issue of The MagPi Looking to use Google Assistant but don’t want to pay for a Google Home?In the latest issue of The MagPi, the Raspberry Pi foundation has included a free hardware kit from Google.