Voice search is available at Google for some time, but in the latest version of Chrome was enabled an option derived from Google Now, the intelligent Android platform. With this system it is possible search the web in a “conversational” , ie to a string of questions depending on the answers provided by Google.
style voice search Google Now just taking their first steps on the desktop and its possibilities still not come close to the mobile version. Anyway is a very interesting resource to have on hand, as it makes web search more interactive. Here we show you how to activate it.
In the first step we check that the computer has the latest version of Google. As for testing we used a PC with Windows 7 we went to the options menu and entered in “Google Chrome Information” . If the software is not updated, the latest version will be downloaded and installed automatically.
Once this step will get into Google.com and will click on the microphone icon button in the search box.
If we encounter a warning message that says “ Voice search is disabled” , not to worry.
In the address bar you will see the icon of a video camera with a red cross on it. We click on it and select the option “Allow www.google.com always access the camera and microphone” .
will update the page to apply the changes and ready. By clicking on the microphone icon see the phrase “Speak now” by the big red button.
questions or search terms appear on screen and you’ll get redirected to the Google results page . From there we can also launch voice search from the microphone icon in the search bar.
Corporation Mountain View has very good technical resources, recognition of Spanish is not infallible. During testing for this article transcription worked well with basic questions like “Who is the CEO of Google?” , but showed inconsistencies in dealing with long sentences . Surely the service will improve with the passage of time.
may occasionally find a message saying “No Internet connection” when other are connected to the network. A system failure is likely caused by the large number of users tested this function at the same time.
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