updated 06:40 pm EDT, Mon October 17, 2005
Speakables for TV released
Speakables today announced the release of , which enables users to control their Mac-based PVRs (personal video recorders), such as EvolutionTV, AlchemyTV and MyTV.PVR by voice: it now allows users to change TV channels by simply speaking the name of the channel. Speakables for TV is designed to work with Speakable Items, Apple's voice recognition application, which already included in the Mac OS X platform." Speakables, developed by speech recognition experts, is available as a free download to encourage increased adoption of computer-based PVRs, and convergence to the Mac/PC as the central hub of entertainment media in the digital home. It runs on Mac OS X 10.2 or later.