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Specific groups. Some vow that it's adequate but still a"beta" tongue.gif. Some were completely outraged by how much voicerecognition was failing. Some praised it for at least being there accurate enough to use but still not a replacement for button pushing

Well....they should clarify not to eat a spoonful of peanut butter before use somewhere in the manual tongue.gif

I suppose I'm one of the lucky ones; or I'm just use to "voice to text" features on my phones.
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post #12 of 21
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Originally Posted by HanSomPa View Post

Can I have all of my UPS deliveries done this way?

Washington State; Kent for the win, Millcreek here.


The console has a entire life cycle to go through a swathe of updates to add or take away features that we possibly haven't even thought of yet.
I'm a playstation guy through and through, (aside from my computer) I have to admit that kinnect its shaping up to be a polished product, I also might remind folks that it was known that New xbox launched with a lot of buggy code for certain things.

I look forward to seeing what they might do with the unit, however I also worry that the current kinnect will become antiquated in the lifespan of the console and will require a replacement with a updated kinnect 5-6 years into the life of Xbox one
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I would respond much better if this was the new paper clip guy.

just sayin


we get UPS daily at my work, I would love to see how she got on with an APC SUA1500 biggrin.gif

voice recognition?

I wonder how are they getting on with the Glaswegian accent?

(MODS: Please let me know if this is naughty, I will remove!!)

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I think M$ has been holding out with Cortana. I think they are waiting specifically because they don't want it to be another Siri. Or even competition. They want to blow everything out of the water with Cortana. I think Cortana is a personal assistant in every form of the word. See...Siri knows your name and is programmed to find stuff and translate common dialect. BUT Cortana is like she is in the game, a virtual assistant. If you own an XB1 and a Lumia 920, she will be on both. Think Jarvis from Ironman.
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Sorry but....
What reviews complained of the Xbox One's voice recognition?

In fact, I recall quite the opposite.

Eurogamer: "You won't be throwing away your remotes once it's done so, but what genuinely surprised us is how well the Kinect-powered voice controls work. Navigating the user interface is usually easier using voice than it is with traditional joypad inputs, because the quality of the speech recognition is highly accomplished. We were impressed by the accuracy of the PS4 version last week, but its dictionary is significantly more limited than Xbox One's. "
The voice recognition in the Xbone has issues. The biggest issue is powering on using voice control. Sometimes it fails to power on after saying "Xbox, on" 3 or so times. If the volume is a little high on your TV it will also fail to hear your commands. It's embarrassing when I'm trying to show off the voice controls and it doesn't work properly. I don't have an accent and I speak as clear as possible.
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The voice recognition in the Xbone has issues. The biggest issue is powering on using voice control. Sometimes it fails to power on after saying "Xbox, on" 3 or so times. If the volume is a little high on your TV it will also fail to hear your commands. It's embarrassing when I'm trying to show off the voice controls and it doesn't work properly. I don't have an accent and I speak as clear as possible.

Sounds like a hardware problem.
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Sounds like a hardware problem.
I replaced the Kinect 2 already. Same $hit, different day.
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I don't have an accent and I speak as clear as possible.

Is this even possible? Your problem might be that everyone in the world has an accent but you so the xbox wasn't design to understand your voice since Microsoft never even knew that their exist a person who could speak without an accent.
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Is this even possible? Your problem might be that everyone in the world has an accent but you so the xbox wasn't design to understand your voice since Microsoft never even knew that their exist a person who could speak without an accent.
Funny guy. I'm sure you know exactly what I meant. wink.gif
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Funny guy. I'm sure you know exactly what I meant. wink.gif

I know what you meant. It has always been a pet peeve of mines when people claim to not have an accent. It was as if they thought the world evolved around them.

Back on topic. I don't think there is anything wrong with your Kintect. A large number of people are having similar issues. I haven't used a kintect before but I have used other automatic software and despite having a really bad accent I've never had any problems being understood by any of the devices that I've used.
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