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Voice-Controlled Smartwatches

Speechtrans' Wearable Bluetooth Device is a Phone-Translator Hybrid

— July 24, 2014 — Tech
Voice-controlled smartwatches could be the next step when it comes to wearable technology. A hybrid between a phone and a foreign communicator, it was created by a speech translation company, Speechtrans.

Yet in addition to these main capabilities, the voice-controlled smartwatch relays the time, plays music while also accessing the contacts from the user's phone or tablet. Bluetooth enabled, the voice-controlled smartwatch uses the company's new API to make the translation and dictation tech work. To give context to this latest tech update, large customers such as HP and Cisco are using this API. SpeechTrans's API links the app's capabilities to the wristband, allowing it to translate 44 different languages using speech recognition for voice and chat.
Trend Themes
1. Voice-controlled Smartwatches - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporating speech translation and dictation technology into smartwatches for seamless communication across languages.
2. Wearable Bluetooth Devices - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Developing wearable Bluetooth devices that combine the functionalities of a phone and a translator for enhanced convenience and accessibility.
3. API Integration in Wearable Tech - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrating APIs into wearable devices to extend their capabilities and provide users with advanced features like language translation and voice control.
Industry Implications
1. Wearable Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Creating voice-controlled smartwatches that revolutionize the wearable technology industry by offering seamless communication and enhanced user experiences.
2. Translation Services - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Improving translation services by developing wearable Bluetooth devices that enable real-time language translation through speech recognition and voice control.
3. API Development - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Advancing API development to integrate with wearable tech, enabling the creation of feature-rich devices that enhance communication and accessibility.
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