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Consumer Gadgets: 50 Ways to Have Fun and Simplify Your Life with Today’s Technology…and Tomorrow’s by Nicholas D. Evans

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Chapter 10. Using Voice-Activated Services: PCS Voice Command from Sprint

Many of today’s wireless service offerings from the major carriers such as Sprint PCS, Verizon, AT&T Wireless, and T-Mobile offer voice-activated services. These voice services-allow you to use your voice, rather than keys on your mobile phone, to initiate phone calls and access Web-based information such as news, stock quotes, sports scores, and more.

As an example of this service, we’ll look at the PCS Voice Command service offered by Sprint.

Using voice services can make calling people or accessing Web-based information much more convenient and safer when you’re on the go. For anyone driving a car, voice–activated dialing is a must-have feature for safety whether it is ...

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