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Voice search with Yahoo !

Posted on: April 3, 2008

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Yahoo today became the first major search engine to let people search the Web by talking to a mobile device.

With a technology from vlingo people having  BlackBerry Curves, Pearls or the 8800 series  would be able to search the Web with their voice, using Yahoo’s mobile search engine, known as oneSearch. Yahoo is working to make the service available on other mobile devices and overseas.It is also built to adapt to a person’s voice and to improve over time.

The simplest way to get answers: just ask.

just ask.

Now you can use your voice to get answers on your phone. With Yahoo! oneSearch™ with voice, it’s fast and easy to search for anything you need when you’re mobile.

 

Just speak into your phone and get relevant and accurate results from Yahoo! oneSearch, an industry leading mobile search product. Now, mobile search that practically reads your mind also listens to what you have to say.

 

 

 

Say anything, find everything.Say anything, find everything.

Unlike traditional voice recognition systems, Yahoo! oneSearch with voice allows you use your natural way of speaking to initiate a search. Just say anything you would type in the search box, and get accurate answers. Ask for restaurant listings, movie showtimes, sports scores or flight status and the answer will be delivered, right to your phone. In the mood for Japanese food? Just say “Sushi Restaurants in San Francisco” to find restaurants near you. Or, check flight status instantly by just saying “United Airlines 1505.” Say virtually anything that’s on your mind—Yahoo! oneSearch with voice will get you what you need to know.

 

Search that is personalized to you.

Search that is personalized to you.

Yahoo! oneSearch with voice adapts to the unique aspects of your voice through a built-in feedback system. The more you use it, the smarter it gets. It also offers smart suggestions for words that sound similar, allowing you to adjust your search, quickly. And, you always have the option of switching between voice and keyboard entry, at anytime. With Yahoo! oneSearch with voice, you’ll get a search product that is customized, just for you.

 

To try it out go here.

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