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  • Amulet Stock Clearance

    Tue, October 6, 2015 in General

    Are you a recent convert to home-automation and speech control? An existing Amulet owner interested in adding a second unit? Or just someone that likes tinkering with technology? If so, you’ll be interested in our latest Amulet special offer. We have a small number of Amulet Voice Remotes remaining which we are selling over the […]

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  • Amulet Software Release 4.1

    Thu, July 17, 2014 in General

    If you’re a My Movies user, you probably noticed the release of My Movies 5 recently. This is a major upgrade to My Movies 4, with many new features, and well worth installing if you’re a regular user. Inevitably, some of these changes conflicted with Amulet’s My Movies plug-in, preventing voice control from working correctly […]

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  • XBMC Voice Control … from your watch!

    Mon, March 3, 2014 in General

    Steve Collins, our hardware guru, has been experimenting recently with the new wave of smart watches to see how well they work as speech input devices. He’s put together a neat demo showing voice input from a SmartQ Z1 Android watch being sent over wifi to his XBMC media center, where Amulet’s voice recognition software […]

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  • Amulet and VoxCommando controlling your whole house

    Sun, June 9, 2013 in General

    James Richards at VoxCommando has released a slick new video showing off some of VoxCommando’s latest features. You already knew VoxCommando worked well for controlling your music and video experience with XBMC, MediaMonkey, iTunes, and other software. Using its extensibility features, however, James has hooked it up to a bunch of his household appliances, so […]

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  • Delta DVR launching at DEMO 2012

    Wed, April 18, 2012 in General

    Our friends at Whiteman Technology are launching the Delta DVR at DEMO Spring 2012 in Silicon Valley tomorrow. It’s one of the first commercial DVRs based on Windows 7 Embedded running Media Center, and it includes the Amulet Voice Remote as standard. It’s a very nicely designed piece of equipment, and has some impressive capabilities: […]

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  • What is the Weather Today? Amulet’s Custom Commands

    Tue, April 10, 2012 in General

    Amulet users often ask us for additional voice commands to check the weather, perform unit conversion, read news headlines, and so on. While we hope to incorporate some of these in a future software release, you can do a surprising amount right now using Amulet’s custom command capability, especially when you combine it with some […]

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  • Voice control your Macintosh with the Amulet Voice Remote

    Fri, March 30, 2012 in General

    From time to time, we get enquiries asking whether the Amulet Voice Remote will work on an Apple Macintosh. We designed the Amulet for use with a PC — primarily for Windows Media Center — and nobody in the company uses a Mac, so this wasn’t a use we had forseen. Since the Amulet dongle […]

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  • Amulet adds voice control to My Movies 4.0

    Tue, November 8, 2011 in General

    If you’ve been following the Amulet beta software releases, you probably already know that Amulet V3.0 includes full voice support for the popular My Movies 4 plug-in for Media Center. For everyone else, here’s a preview video showing how well the voice integration works: If you’re not familiar with My Movies, it’s one of the […]

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  • Amulet moving to voice in the cloud

    Tue, October 11, 2011 in General

    As some of you know, we’ve been working on moving Amulet’s voice recognition technology into the cloud. If you’re an existing Amulet Voice Remote user, you’ll know that Amulet’s voice recognition takes place on your home theatre PC. While this works well for Media Center users, it’s not a good fit for the typical settop […]

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  • TheGreenButton relaunched

    Tue, June 21, 2011 in General

    As many of you might know, was the online forum for Media Center users to discuss everything to do with our favorite platform. Hugely active, it had a wide spectrum of members, from Media Center experts to brand new novices, all happy to share their knowledge. Many Microsoft staff also helped out with advance […]

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