One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of an electronic device) able to be controlled by spoken commands.‘a voice-activated computer’‘its features include voice-activated dialling’
- ‘He hid a voice-activated recorder in the bedroom where the attack took place.’
- ‘It's voice activated, so you just speak the phone number and it will place the call for you.’
- ‘The phone has a brand-new look and ships with a new voice-activated personal assistant.’
- ‘The camera now has voice-activated photo capture.’
- ‘If you work here, you can bring your phone to work, but forget about using the phone's voice-activated digital assistant.’
- ‘We looked at voice-activated technology, the kind that you can go voice-to-text or voice-to-email, and unfortunately, we found those to be a level three distraction, higher than cell phones, and the most cognitively distracting of anything that we investigated.’
- ‘In 1999, engineers drafted in soldiers to help perfect its voice-activated controls.’
- ‘It is very fast and has newly improved voice-activated navigation.’
- ‘I see this working as well as voice-activated phone systems.’
- ‘The device uses voice-activated software and a small touch pad to operate a digital camera, send emails, and display information from the Internet.’
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