Use voice searches and voice commands on Google

Use voice searches and voice commands on Google

Google voice search

Google Voice Search or Search by Voice is a Google product that allows users to use Google search by speaking on a mobile phone or computer, ie that the device searches for data when it enters information about what to search in the device by speaking.

Originally called a voice action that allowed one to give voice commands to an Android phone. Once only available to the US English locale - the commands were later recognizable and responded to American, British and Indian English; Filipino, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

In Android 4.1+ (Jelly Bean) it merged with Google Now. In August 2014, a new feature was added to Google Voice Search, allowing users to select up to five languages ​​and the app automatically understands the spoken language.

Google Voice Search on Google.com

On June 14, 2011, Google announced at its Inside Google Search event that it would begin rolling out voice search on Google.com in the next few days. Google rolled out the support but only for the Google Chrome browser.

History

Google Voice Search was a tool from Google Labs that enabled anyone to use their phone to do a Google query. After the user called (650) 623-6706, the number of Google Voices search systems, they would wait for the words Say your keywords and then say the keywords. Then they would either wait to refresh the page, or click on a link to bring up the search page requested by the user. Currently, both the demo of this service and the page have been shut down. Since the introduction of the service, products from Google, such as GOOG-411, Google Maps and the Google Mobile App, have been developed to use speech recognition technology in various ways.

On October 30, 2012, Google released a new Google Search app for iOS, which included an enhanced Google Voice Search feature, similar to the Voice Search feature found in Google's Android Jelly Bean and aimed to compete with Apple's own Siri. voice assistant. The new app has been positively compared by reviewers to Siri and the unofficial Apple Weblogs side-by-side comparison said that Google's voice search on iOS is "incredibly fast and relevant and has more depth than Siri".