Google debuts voice search for Android phones

19/08/2010

Google has released the latest voice based control applications for Android-based smartphones. The voice based action program aid users to direct commands to their smartphones and thus enables to write texts, e-mails and even find road directions. The application works with 12 commands including calling, texting, browsing and GPS navigating.

19/08/2010

Product manager Hugo Barra and engineering manager Dave Burke said: "Voice Actions are a series of spoken commands that let you control your phone using your voice. Even though our phones do all these new things, the most natural way of interacting with a phone remains: speaking."

The Voice Actions application syncs with smartphones that run on the latest Android 2.2 operating system, codenamed Froyo.

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