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30 Examples of Voice-Controlled Technology

From Intelligent Speaker Systems to Sound-Based Robots

— March 22, 2016 — Tech
These examples of voice-controlled technology range from intelligent audio speakers to voice-activated robot toys that are designed to react to varying frequencies of sound. Some of the industry's most notable examples include voice-activated remotes that enable hands-free device capabilities along with sound-powered smartwatches that are designed with both aesthetics and function in mind.

When examining smart home solutions, the rise of portable and intuitive systems is prevalent in today's market with examples ranging from Amazon's miniature Echo Dot device as well as 'Martix,' a multi-sensory hub that powers various devices in one's home while responding to auditory commands.

Additional examples of voice-controlled technology include responsive assistant apps and even smart baby monitors that respond to voice commands in order to keep infants safe.
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Virtual Desktop Assistants
Virtual Desktop Assistants
The Next Version of OS X Will Include Siri Integration
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Miniature Voice-Control Devices
Miniature Voice-Control Devices
The 'Echo Dot' is a Tiny Version of Amazon's Original 'Echo'
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Voice-Activated Accessibility Toys
Voice-Activated Accessibility Toys
360i Created a Toy Line for People Living with Paralysis
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Cognizant CoachingComputers
Cognizant CoachingComputers
This Cognitive Assistance Computing System Uses Voice Control
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30
Responsive Assistant Apps
Responsive Assistant Apps
The Hound App Responds To Complicated Vocal Queries
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29
Transformative Speaker Modules
Transformative Speaker Modules
'iothinks' Makes Speakers Smart Enough to Stream Music and More
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28
Voice-Controlled Lighting
Voice-Controlled Lighting
The Nanoleaf Smarter Kit is a Revolutionary Hands-Free Lighting System
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Digital Home Assistants
Digital Home Assistants
Google Home is a Digital Assistant That will Make Home Life Easier
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Streamlined Multimedia Devices
Streamlined Multimedia Devices
The Amazon Fire TV 4K Enhances Voice Control with Echo's Alexa
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25
Voice-Control Thermostats
Voice-Control Thermostats
The iDevices Smart Home Thermostat Features Easy Installation
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Voice-Activated Smartwatches
Voice-Activated Smartwatches
The Dial Smartwatch Was Created By Will.i.am
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Voice-Control Devices
Voice-Control Devices
Amazon Tap and Echo Dot Helps Streamline Household Duties and More
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Voice-Controlled Thermostats
Voice-Controlled Thermostats
This Smart Thermostat Combines Nest's Automation with Google Now
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21
Enhanced Automobile Interfaces
Enhanced Automobile Interfaces
The Volkswagen e-Golf Touch Interface is Released at CES 2016
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Voice-Controlled Home Hubs
Voice-Controlled Home Hubs
The 'CastleHUB' by 'CastleOS' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
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Soothing Baby Monitors
Soothing Baby Monitors
The First Years Talk & Soothe Baby Monitor Helps Infants Fall Asleep Calmly
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Smartwatch Speaker Add-Ons
Smartwatch Speaker Add-Ons
This Android Wear Update Allows For Voice Control With Your Smartwatch
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Voice Command Streaming Services
Voice Command Streaming Services
The Amazon Fire TV Uses Voice Recognition for the Connected Home
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Media-Streaming Cubes
Media-Streaming Cubes
The ASUS Cube with Google TV Makes Cord Cutting Easy
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15
Voice-Controlled Remotes
Voice-Controlled Remotes
Comcast's Voice Remote Takes Commands to Find and Suggest Shows
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14
Connected Driving Apps
Connected Driving Apps
The Drive Efficient App Lets Drivers Keep Their Eyes On the Road
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13
Intelligent Home Speakers
Intelligent Home Speakers
Amazon Echo is a Voice-Controlled Speaker Connected to the Cloud
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Voice-Activated Beer Fridges
Voice-Activated Beer Fridges
Molson's Clever Fridge Only Unlocks with Voice Translation
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11
Ambient Lighting Devices
Ambient Lighting Devices
The Philips Hue Bridge 2.0 Features Voice Control Via Siri Connectivity
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Hands-Free Banking Apps
Hands-Free Banking Apps
Dutch ING Customers are Able to Transfer Money by Speaking Out Loud
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9
Smart Speaker Systems
Smart Speaker Systems
The Triby Connected Speaker Feature Amazon Alexa Voice Features
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Voice-Activated Security Apps
Voice-Activated Security Apps
This Hands-Free Security App is Designed to Hear a Woman's Scream
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Communicative Children's Watches
Communicative Children's Watches
These Mamorino Watches Let Children Take Calls From Their Parents
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Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
The Sengled Voice Bulbs Revealed at CES 2016 Turn on When Glass Breaks
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Streaming-Enabled Voice Assistants
Streaming-Enabled Voice Assistants
The ivee Voice System Connects to Spotify and Can Order an Uber
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Voice-Activated Vacuums
Voice-Activated Vacuums
The Future Robot Cleaner Maps Your Home and Empties Itself
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3
Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
Voice-Controlled Robotic Toys
This Star Wars BB-8 Robot Toy Responds To Your Voice Commands
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2
Smart-Connected Dollhouses
Smart-Connected Dollhouses
The 'Hello Barbie Dreamhouse' Features Wi-Fi and Voice Recognition
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Smart Device Controllers
Smart Device Controllers
The 'Matrix' Allows for Internet of Things Applications Almost Anywhere
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