Google Voice Actions for Android now supports British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish
Google Voice Actions, that lets you control your Android phone or tablet with voice command now supports additional languages like British English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. This would let the users in users in the UK, France, Italy, Germany and Spain to call contacts, send texts, browse the web and do much more using voice commands in their own language.
You can just tap the microphone button on the Google search box and hold the mic button in the app to speak the voice commands that performs the desired action. Some of the commands include
- send text to [contact] [message]
- call [business]
- call [contact]
- go to [website]
- navigate to [location/business name]
- directions to [location/business name]
- map of [location]
Here is a short demo of the Google Voice Actions from Google UK
To use the Google Voice Actions you need to have the Google Voice Search (Android 2.2 and up) app installed to use Google Voice Actions.