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BBC to launch digital voice assistant

Post by Kazzie » Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:25 am

The BBC is planning to launch a digital voice assistant next year, the corporation has announced.

It will not be a hardware device in its own right but is being designed to work on all smart speakers, TVs and mobiles.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49481210

If the BBC isn't providing the hardware, perhaps we should, and give it the voice of Kenneth Kendall? :D
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Re: BBC to launch digital voice assistant

Post by BigEd » Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:09 am

The wake-word is 'Beeb' - that might work well for everyone except the people who hang out on Stardot...

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Re: BBC to launch digital voice assistant

Post by Kazzie » Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:56 pm

BigEd wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:09 am
The wake-word is 'Beeb' - that might work well for everyone except the people who hang out on Stardot...
Just change it to "Auntie". ;)
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Re: BBC to launch digital voice assistant

Post by Elminster » Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:37 pm

BigEd wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 11:09 am
The wake-word is 'Beeb' - that might work well for everyone except the people who hang out on Stardot...
I saw the number of people naming there children Alexa has halved since Amazon released there device. I guess people will have to stopping naming their kids ‘beeb’ now.

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Re: BBC to launch digital voice assistant

Post by JudgeBeeb » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:07 pm

I am no longer able to use the word 'serious'.
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