Several companies have launched control applications by voice. Are apps great for people with disabilities who have difficulty using their smartphones and sane people who want voice control on their devices.
Mobile Phone with Voice Command: How to Get Started?
Not all devices that have the option of voice command. However, those that have this option available, its activation is usually performed in the following way:
For iOS: Tap Settings/Adjustments, and then click General. Tap Siri. Move the slider Siri. Now, when you use opt-in features of voice, you will be using the Voice Control. Also choose the language that you want to use for the voice control.
For Android: download and install the app Voice Access the Play Store. Open the settings of your device, tap Accessibility, and then click access for voice and activate. Touch in the notifications the message: tap to begin, and tip a command such as “Open Gmail”. Check if your language is supported before you start to use speech.
How to Block the Voice Control?
When Voice Control is enabled, it will always be ready to receive commands. However, if you want to avoid problems while you are using an app, for example, you need to disable the function.
Phone with Voice Command: Activating
The voice control can be activated in different ways, depending on your device.
On iOS: The remote control of your headphones: when you’re using headphones, press and hold the central button of the button for a few seconds and voice Control will appear on the screen. In the home button: press and hold the home button (Home) button centered just below the screen on the face of the phone) for a few seconds and voice Control will appear.
On Android: after you connect to Access by voice, open your notifications bar on Android. Tap the icon to access the voice says “Touch to start”. Say a command, such as “Open Gmail”. After open Access by Voice, just speak commands like “Turn on WiFi”, to “Go home”, among others.
Voice Command for Android and IOS: Examples of Use
Some commands and uses for voice control are listed below.
- The composition of the text
The composition of the text allows the transcription of the voice. First, start the application that receives text input, such as e-mail. You can start the applications in one of two ways: contact any of the numbers displayed on the screen or say open followed by the name of the application. For example, if you want to send an e-mail using only your voice. You can say “open Gmail”. Then, the number of e-mail that you would like to read. The composition of an e-mail will not require much effort. Speak the number of the icon to compose, then start talking. The recognition capabilities are the most precise, and errors can be easily corrected. The voice access also recognizes commands such as “backspace” and “enter”. It includes a large amount of voice commands, advanced rendering, such as “delete the phrase”, which erases an entire sentence and delete the word” that clears the word next to the cursor. There are a lot more commands than those shown in the screen capture. For a complete list, say “show commands”.
The control apps is very simple to do with the voice control. Multiple applications can be opened and controlled directly by voice. For example, in an app chat, you can choose a name and send a msg to this person.
Users can also use their voice to navigate the menu. The commands allow for full control over the navigation and wireless menu system.
As the voice access is an accessibility tool for the disabled, it replicates the gestures in voice commands. If an application requires a gesture particular to perform an action, users only need to vocalize the gesture. The best example is in the unlock screen. Users can say “unlock” that activates the gesture unlock (slide up). The combination, composition, navigation, and the gestures make these resources able to do anything that users do with their fingers. This makes it suitable for a wide range of functions.
Potential uses for voice access
With the speech, any device can function as a hub controlled by voice, similar to smart products, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Some possible functions include: hub intelligent voice control for devices in the Internet of things, remote control of media, and as a method of voice control for Android Auto.
- Smarthub Controlled by Voice
Those who use Smart devices Home should try to access voice combined with an iOS or Android device. You will need to configure your device to listen constantly to the voice commands. The setup process requires simple steps, depending on your device. Just remember that a device connected all the time will have a battery that is weakened very quickly.
- Media center
You can send the video to an iOS or Android device to a larger screen. The compatibility varies from device to device. When combined with voice access, the devices can function as a control for your media center. Unfortunately, it will also render the audio emitted by the tv, then pause or stop the media content requires physically interact with the device.
The Voice Access is Not Perfect
Many commands may have problems, but that whole system is being perfected yet. There are many devices that do not have assistants in our language, and it may be necessary to speak in another language, such as English, for the device to understand. Be sure to pick the right language for your voice assistant.
How do you use the voice assistant? What commands more use in the day-to-day?