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DBSTalk First Look: DIRECTV Voice Control


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#21 OFFLINE   kenglish

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 12:50 PM

I wonder if A. J. Clemente would ever want one of these?

And...what channels would it switch to?

(Couldn't resist  :rotfl:  )


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#22 OFFLINE   Groundhog45

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:02 PM

Looks good.  Cool app.  I'll be looking forward to an Android version. 


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:05 PM

This sounds great... can't wait to start using this!



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 01:20 PM

Looks like fun (and great job on the writeup).

 

Wonder why it is limited to HR24 and up, or is that just for the direct control of the receiver? The iPhone app already does searching so it seems that it would search locally and then you could submit the request for recording to your receiver regardless of its age. Not a big deal, just odd to me.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 02:40 PM

In case anyone wants to see how this actually works, I saw a video that demo's it pretty well.

 

http://forums.solids..._source=k244266


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:03 PM

I'm really looking forward to this product!  Something special for my recently acquired Verizon iPhone 5.



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:05 PM

Or work on jailbroken devices either.

 

Xcon 38 will get it working again. 


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:14 PM

 

The first show title on the last page makes me smile.   :)

 

I was waiting for you to comment on that.

 

It did come out nice Scott.   You may have a new calling.



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:22 PM

That's one of the features listed under "Voice Help" in the F.L. document.
 
Anyhow, very good F.L. Scott,
 
But do wish Android would get priority or at least equality with iOS for a change.
 
Wishful thinking I know ....


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:45 PM

Certainly not wishing to sidetrack the topic here on this issue, but I don't really understand the need for Jailbreaking these days anyway what with Verizon and T-moblie now well on board offering the iPhone.

 

The iPhone pretty much covers all the major cell phone carriers today doesn't it?   

There is a difference between jailbreaking and unlocking.  jailbreak removes Apple's sandbox restriction and let's you customize your iPhone to your heart's content.  Unlocking in the other hand, unlocks your device from the its network and let's you use it on other providers networks.

 

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 03:50 PM

Awesome work Scott


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:02 PM

Genie meet Siri :P

i have 3 iphones & 3 ipads in my house..im in for beta testing..

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:15 PM

Once again a great jb putting together the First Look.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:24 PM

In all honesty, I think this is one of those things you show your friends how cool it is, then never really use it in real situations.

 

 


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:33 PM

Very nice work Scott, especially that "First Look" selection:)

Also thanks to Steve, NR4P and other testers.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:46 PM

In all honesty, I think this is one of those things you show your friends how cool it is, then never really use it in real situations.

Just like Siri :-/ I can totally see them coming out with a weak name for it like the Wizard as at release i cant see them keeping the voice as the name to it as it is too generic.

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Posted 23 April 2013 - 04:56 PM

In all honesty, I think this is one of those things you show your friends how cool it is, then never really use it in real situations.

 

 

Just like Siri :-/ I can totally see them coming out with a weak name for it like the Wizard as at release i cant see them keeping the voice as the name to it as it is too generic.

 

Well, I and millions of others use Siri quite a bit. Just depends on your personal usage paradigm. Voice control can be pretty handy when you wrap your head around it and let it become natural.


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 05:18 PM

The email I received from DBSTalk says that Voice control will work on 'your Genie or HDDVR' and the first post in this thread says the same thing.

 

But the last comment on the First Look from Steve says "You can voice control HR24s, Genies and Genie clients. Earlier DVRs are not supported."

 

So which is correct?

 

And if you have multiple units you can record to, do you get the option to select a unit each time or is it something you set as a default.



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Posted 23 April 2013 - 06:16 PM

Nice look on the First Look! 

 

I swear I saw a blurb on it (a one screen promo) on my Genie Client after I rebooted my router. (And I swear I wasn't drinking that night!)


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Posted 23 April 2013 - 06:41 PM

Great job Scott


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