Your virtual housekeeper is listening

08.03.2008: Your virtual housekeeper is listening

Cebit Hannover Hot Topics  

While you lounge about on the sofa, your virtual housekeeper can do all the work upon simple verbal instruction, whether it be rolling up the blinds, switching off the lights or turning on the heating.

At CeBIT 2008 in Hannover, European Media Laboratory GmbH (EML) will be demonstrating voice control of household appliances.

CeBIT visitors will have the opportunity to try out this innovation with a demonstration model from the Heidelberg-based research group. They will, for example, be able to activate a stereo system by voice command.

These applications are not just gadgets; they are a real help for people with limited mobility who want a good quality of life.

European Media Laboratory GmbH

Villa Bosch

Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33

69118 Heidelberg


Tel.: +49 6221 533-245

Fax: +49 6221 533-198

Internet: www.eml.development.den  


- Andrea Staude, Deutsche Messe Hannover -


08.03.2008 / MaP

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