Finally voice command is usable, gone are the days where it is just a novelty. Now we can free our hands to do other things while we dictate to our new friend call Siri who lives in our iPhone 4S. It is nice to be able to dictate email and text messages, the other voice commands to play music is also great. But it doesn’t end there. Remember the Apple iPod Touch that we saw controlling Dave Phipps 1969 Pontiac GTO? Well take that idea and expand it with voice gives you the hack by Brandon Fiquett which allows you to link to your Viper remote control and command it by voice to start your car, stop your car, pop the trunk, lock and unlock your car. What’s next? Siri drive me to work?
With BlindType you can just pick up your iPhone and type, there’s no need to carefully watch the screen to make sure you press each key directly in the center. To enforce the fact that where you type on the screen is not that important you can actually turn off the keyboard and type directly onto the note. The technology can also track the angle that you type and automatically correct for that.
“The video first shows the iPhone’s AirPlane mode activated before starting an OpenGL-ES Demo. In the demo, the orientation of the virtual WiiMote is controlled by a physical WiiMote over a Bluetooth connection.”