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Old 10-13-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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Windows Phone + Tivo Command: Would you like to talk to your Tivo?

Hi everybody,

I just recently finished my Windows Phone Tivo app, called Tivo Command. Its free, and I'd love it if you could give ot a spin and give me some feedback. You can see it in the Market Place, just search for Tivo Command.

Also, I'm planning on speech enabling it using the new speech APIs on Windows Phone 8. (Full disclosure, I work at Microsoft, and I'm in the speech team, the same team that also speech enabled the Phone itself, Xbox/Kinect, and many other Microsoft products).

If you'd like to be able to talk to your Tivo, reply in this thread with what you'd like to be able to say, and I'll try to include that in the Windows Phone 8 updated version of Tivo Command later this month.

Let me know!

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Old 10-14-2012, 05:31 AM   #2
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You should probably rename it, unless you actually licensed the name "TiVo."
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:22 PM   #3
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I only have a Windows Phone 7 phone.. But I'll check it out.

Is it the software "TiVo Command" by ThinkingManSoftware?
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:51 PM   #4
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Yep!
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Old 10-15-2012, 03:43 PM   #5
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Btw... Here are a handful of the commands I already have working on my Windows Phone 8 version of my app:
• "Tivo, switch to AMC"
• "Tivo, change to channel 104"
• "Tivo, search on IMDB" ... "For what", TiVo asks ... "Breaking Bad"
• "Tivo, what's on HBO tonight?"
• "Tivo, when is the next episode of Dexter?"

What else would you like to see?
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Old 11-01-2012, 05:44 PM   #6
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OK. The first speech enabled version of Tivo Command is ready to share with the world. As such, I made a video and posted it on YouTube here.

It should be live in the Windows Phone 8.0 Marketplace in about 5 days.

I'm curious what other commands people here think it should have...

Let me know!
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:50 PM   #7
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You should probably rename it, unless you actually licensed the name "TiVo."
Too bad Win7 ain't the next big thing.

He could call it 7iVo Command.
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:45 AM   #8
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Wow. I was surprised at the maturity level and how well TiVo Command works with Windows Phone 8. Great video!

Talk to your Windows Phone 8 with TiVo Command

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