Microsoft May Be Bringing Voice Command to WM Smartphone

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Microsoft has has made its Voice Command application for Pocket PC for several years now. According to an unconfirmed report, a WM Smartphone version of this application will debut soon.

If this rumor is correct, then this application will allow WM Smartphone users to control common functions such as the Windows Media Player and the program launcher with simple spoken commands.

Features of the Pocket PC version include the ability to dial contacts by saying "Call Bob Smith" or request that a certain phone number be dialed. Voice Command uses phonetic speech recognition technology, which allows natural language to be used instead of requiring particular learned word sequences.

Tech[dot]Blog is reporting being told by "informed sources" Voice Command 1.6 for Windows Mobile 5.0 will soon be released. The most significant new feature will be support for WM Smartphones.

In addition, this version is supposed to add native Bluetooth headset support.

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