28 Dec '15, 10am

TV remotes get voice activation with Bluetooth

TV remotes get voice activation with Bluetooth

The nRFready Smart Remote 3 reference design is implements voice input and speech recognition control, a 6-axis motion sensing 'Air-mouse', multi-touch trackpad technology, plus 39 developer-programmable buttons and legacy IR hardware support (to control IR-only products). Nordic Semiconductor product marketing manager, John Leonard, writes: "One area we have worked hard to really further optimize is the voice input control. This includes developing an even more robust wireless link for wireless audio data, and 20% better current consumption compared to Nordic's previous nRFready Smart Remote 2 solution." "The Wizard and underlying software is built in a modular format that has refined the developer element down to a list of check-boxes that allow every parameter of the remote to be configured and fine-tuned," explains Leonard. In operation, the nRFready Smart Remote 3 ref...

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