Mozilla Developing Alexa-Like Voice-Controlled ‘Scout’ Web Browser

Mozilla is a company that many are probably familiar with as they are the developers behind the popular Firefox browser. However it seems that the company is looking to develop a new browser with an interesting key feature – it can be controlled using just the user’s voice. This was revealed at a meeting that took place in San Francisco.Dubbed “Scout”, this is a new browser the company is currently developing. According to Mozilla, “With the Scout app, we start to explore browsing and consuming content with voice.” One of the sample commands that Mozilla showed off included, “Hey Scout, read me the article about polar bears.”It is an interesting concept although we have to wonder about how popular it could get. The problem with voice recognition now is that it can be a bit slow to parse the commands, which means that it might actually be faster to type out your queries. Also there is the issue of being able to understand natural language, accents, and so on, all of which if not done r

Mozilla Developing Alexa-Like Voice-Controlled ‘Scout’ Web Browser

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Fri 15 Jun 18 from HotHardware

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