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#1 Vegetto

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:11 PM

"Google Now" on Windows desktop!

 

 

Now you can talk to Google when you're using Chrome -- hands-free, no typing. Simply say "Ok Google" and then ask your question. :D

 

You just need to install Google Voice Search Hotword extension.



#2 Darcena

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Posted 28 November 2013 - 08:15 AM

Voice commands: http://www.winmatrix...ds-infographic/

 

:D



#3 Burned Phoenix

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Posted 29 November 2013 - 07:35 AM

According to the Google Operating System blog,
 
"Chrome will listen for you to say 'Ok Google' and then send the sound of the next thing you say, plus a few seconds before, to Google," informs the options page. By default, Google stops listening after 5 minutes to reduce battery consumption on a laptop.
 
Hotword detection works offline and doesn't send the recording to Google's servers until you say "OK Google".


#4 K.L.Devine

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Posted 30 November 2013 - 06:32 AM

So Google Search must be your active tab before saying "Ok Google". :(

 

It would be great if this listens to me always. Imagine while working on your project you could check weather, emails and add reminders.



#5 Chrominator

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 09:04 PM

Google should have it listening in the background all the time. :/



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