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Re: Gemini PDA -- Voice assist -- does that work with all the OSs




On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 10:40:52AM -0400, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I now see that the Gemini PDA is available with 4 operating systems (maybe one 
> is still vaporware), but they are Linux, Android, and 2 versions of Sailfish.
> 
> It has a voice assist button, and I'd like to know more about how this works:
> 
>    * does it work with all the operating systems available on the Gemini?  If 
> not, which OSs does it work with?  
> 
> A somewhat related / alternate question is whether that voice assist is 
> totally hardware driven (which I doubt) or does it require software (in which 
> case, that software might work only in some of the available OSs.
> 
>    * presumably, for voice assist to work while the Gemini is in your pocket 
> (which is mentioned on at least one webpage), the Gemini must be on and booted 
> into an appropriate OS?


The button just starts an Android app (assuming Android is
running) that does voice search through Google's or someone
else's system. Nothing special in hardware, no support in other
OS.

-dsr-