Yep it has buttons, more to go wrong.
********** “For the gardener nothing is more handier than bulbs, I mean the 1’s you put in the ground and not the electric light 1’s.” > 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. > > > -----Original Message----- > 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 <firstname.lastname@example.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 > > > Sent from my iPhone > >> 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 >> >> -- >> >> ********** >> "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" >> ********** >> >> > > >