As modern technologies become more intuitive, manufacturers create devices that can be activated and controlled by touch, specific gestures, and even your own voice. Today we decided to share with you a list of innovative tech gadgets which the sound of your voice can activate.
These voice-activated gadgets range from voice-commanded light fixtures that make traditional switches a thing of the past to voice-controlled smart watches and a personal listening assistant that talks back! So, scroll down and enjoy these gadgets that will have you tongue-tied.
Have you ever asked your morning alarm to shut up? And of course it never listens. Ivee is a smart alarm clock that does. You can turn it on or off with your voice. It also provides you with all your needed morning info, like news, weather, stocks, and more.
This smartwatch from Sony is all about voice control. It can assist you with details about the weather, making hotel reservations, directions and more. What it can’t help you with the look of faces on the passers-by as they stare at you talking to your watch a lot.
No more searching for the remote contorl, this should be how all TVs of the future function. You can operate your TV without pushing a button. Turn it on or off, change channels, access apps, and navigate the web on your TV using your voice.
4. Amazon Echo
Amazon Echo is something like Siri for your home. Echo can be activated with a special password, after which you can dictate shopping lists, ask about the weather, stocks, news, or anything else that you might normally turn to Google for.
5. Vocca Light
Vocca is a light switch that can turn any old lightbulb into a voice-activated one. No more fumbling in the dark to turn on the lights. It comes with a mobile app for managing your light bulbs, so you can schedule your lights on and off, or control them with your own voice.
You can use your voice to control your home temperature via this Wi-Fi-enabled smart thermostat. Alternatively, you can also use your smartphone, tablet or computer to make things warm and cozy.
7. Moto Hint
Moto Hint is an accessory from Motorola which allows you to control your phone through a voice-activated earbud. You can keep the phone in your bag or pocket and let your voice do the rest.
8. Plantronics K100 Bluetooth Speakerphone
This Bluetooth speaker is designed to be clipped onto your car’s visor. It has echo cancellation, making calls clearer on both ends. Also, the in-car speakerphone allows you to stream music and podcasts through its A2DP-enabled phones. Its hands-free feature also means safer driving.
Finally, here’s one for tech-savvy girls looking for a safe outlet to vent their thoughts and opinions. This modern girly diary keeps secrets better than any other diaries made before. The owner’s voice activates it. You need to say your password out loud to open the diary.
From smartphones, and smartwatches to smart TVs, we are now seeing smart helmets! The Skully Smart Helmet is aimed to make motorcycle riding safer. The helmet is equipped with a heads-up display system with GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, a full 180-degree rearview camera, and it’s all voice-controlled. ($1499)
The Homey glowing orb is a product that will connect all your devices so you can manage them with the sound of your voice. With Homey you can adjust things like your Facebook statuses, light switches, thermostats, and more from one console. You can even give commands a few rooms away from the orb. ($299)
This is a cool vacuum cleaner for your home, one which can be activated and controlled by your voice! It has virtual walls and works quietly while you rest. Just order it to clean and it rids your hard surfaces and carpets of dirt dust and pet hair. You can run a few patterns of cleaning including spot cleaning for lifting dirt from filthy areas.[$709]
13. Dragon Drive
You can write emails while you drive — using your voice, I mean! Dragon Drive lets you dictate messages and emails while you drive with both hands on the wheel. BMW not included though. [$199.99]