Voice control

TiVo launches voice-powered TiVo Vox set-tops

TiVo has introduced two new set-top boxes – the TiVo Bolt Vox and TiVo Mini Vox – that include TiVo’s first voice control remote control. Viewers can use the TiVo Vox Remote to search for programs across live TV, DVR, video-on demand and online streaming services. TiVo said the Bolt Vox provides its “most personalised […]

BBC builds proof-of-concept voice sign-in and search for iPlayer

The BBC has built a proof-of-concept version of its iPlayer on-demand platform that allows individuals to sign in using their unique voiceprint and search for content using voice, in partnership with Microsoft. The internal experiment involved creating a prototype that allowed users to sign in to iPlayer only using their voiceprint. Once signed in, individuals […]