Yep it has buttons, more to go wrong.

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> On 10 Nov 2017, at 5:37 am, Peter Scanlon <sca...@tpg.com.au> wrote:
> 
> The good thing about Victor is it has real buttons. No need for voice 
> command. 
> I agree doing voice command in public can be a problem. 
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> From: Pc-audio [mailto:pc-audio-boun...@pc-audio.org] On Behalf Of Mary Otten
> Sent: Friday, November 10, 2017 1:33 AM
> To: PC Audio Discussion List <pc-audio@pc-audio.org>
> Subject: Re: Humanwear Victor Reader Stream Trek
> 
> VoiceCommands as an adjunct to an existing device could be good, although I 
> really can’t imagine using one out in public with GPS or or on a bus or 
> whatever. That’s why say it should be an adjunct if they did it. But doesn’t 
> the stream run on Linux? My guess is there aren’t any APIs that would let 
> them use, for instants, Alexa. For my money, with the exception of doing 
> things on the actual device, his voice assistance are vastly overrated. More 
> often than not, you get something that makes you look on the web for what 
> they found, or you get a non-response. We are definitely not in the Star Trek 
> days, so the fact that human where hasn’t come out with something actually 
> like a home or an echo makes perfect sense to me. If they just came out with 
> one of the speaker things, nobody would buy it. Why would you want to buy a 
> specialized speaker made by humanware, when the mainstream ones are after all 
> voice activated. What possible value add it could there be? That’s why I say 
> having some kind of voice deal that would actually let you use your device 
> with voice under the right circumstances could be good.
> 
> Mary
> 
> Mary
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> 
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>> On Nov 8, 2017, at 9:05 PM, Dane Trethowan <grtd...@internode.on.net> wrote:
>> 
>> So another new product from humanware but again I think they're missing so 
>> many points as Humanware tend to do these days in my opinion.
>> 
>> Yeah okay, we know about Talking Book players and we've used them for years.
>> 
>> Yeah, we know about GPS navigation products and we use iPhones and other 
>> similar devices.
>> 
>> So it does surprise me that Humanware hasn't brought out a voice activated 
>> device like the Google Home or Amazon Echo that does all this sort of stuff.
>> 
>> Anyway here's the new device from our dear friends at Humanware so make what 
>> you will of this.
>> 
>> http://store.humanware.com/heu/victor-reader-trek-talking-book-player-gps.html
>> 
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