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Mycroft uses open software to process natural language, determine your intent and take action. As more and more people adopt Mycroft and develop modules the platform will learn to be more capable, more useful and more fun. As more programmers and makers find new things they want Mycroft to do, we'll share their hacks, tweaks, extensions and modules with the worldwide Mycroft community through a web-based repository. When you call him, he answers. Otherwise he ignores you so your conversations are confidential.


Sonos may add Roku's entertainment platform to its speakers

Engadget

The people at Sonos have made it clear that they want their hardware to be compatible with as many different platforms as possible, and they may be adding another one to their list. CNET reports that Sonos and Roku are in discussions to integrate Roku's new entertainment software with Sonos's speakers. This is just a rumor, but it would make sense. Roku introduced its voice-controlled home theater software, Roku Entertainment System, earlier this year. Along with Roku Connect, it's a way for users to operate their home theater systems wirelessly through voice control.


VoiceMojo: Voice AI to Make Your Life Easier and Smarter

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VoiceMojo is a portable PUSH-to-TALK Voice Assistant device, links up to all voice service platforms including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant & Apple Siri. It recognizes the natural language, provides a direct interaction with the voice AI technology. You can ask questions, request services and control your smart home devices. VoieMojo uses the Automatic Speech Recognition ( ASR), Natural Language Understanding ( NLU), and Text-to-Speech ( TTS) processes to handle complex voice commands. Carrying VoiceMojo, you will have unprecedented control to manage everything around you, let VoiceMojo transforms your speech into reality.


Roku envisions being at the center of voice-controlled home entertainment systems, and its stock jumps

Los Angeles Times

Roku Inc., which makes devices for streaming internet video on television sets, announced Wednesday that it plans to develop a voice assistant and let manufacturers create Roku-connected speakers, stepping up its competition with tech giants Apple, Google and Amazon.


Amazon update lets Alexa smart devices control TV content

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Amazon's Fire TV service can now be controlled completely by voice commands, thanks to a new software update. The new feature expands upon a recent overhaul of the service, which allows users to access the firm's Alexa smart assistant via its remote. Now the process is completely hands free and can be activated from Amazon Echo, Dot and other Alexa-enabled devices. Amazon's Fire TV service (picture) can now be controlled completely by voice commands, thanks to a new software update Amazon's Fire TV service can now be controlled completely by voice commands, thanks to a new software update. The changes have been rolled out as part of Fire OS versions 5.2.4.1 and 5.2.4.2.