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ONVOCAL Launches OV Voice-Enabled Headphones

OV offers untethered access to Amazon Alexa Voice and music services.
Posted Dec 15, 2016
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ONVOCAL, a software and hardware provider for mobile entertainment, communication and commerce, has launched OV, an intelligent headphone that connects users to the physical and digital worlds through the power of voice and sound.

With the tap of a button, OV allows users to interact with voice assistants, including Amazon Alexa, Siri, or Google. OV also works with Amazon Alexa to provide access to Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, Audible, Kindle books, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn Radio, all controlled by voice.

"We're excited to work with ONVOCAL to bring Alexa to the all new OV headphones, the first headphones available with the Alexa voice service built in," said Aaron Brown, director of Amazon Voice Services, in a statement. "Now customers can use their OV headphones to access over 5,000 Alexa skills, such as Lyft, Domino's, and 7 Minute Workout. Plus, if they're on the go, they can use Alexa to quickly check for nearby movie show times, manage their shopping lists, control their smart homes, and much more, all just by using their voice. We can't wait for our customers to try this out."

OV's Voicecontrol feature allows users to hear their own voices in real time for better calls and voice commands, and even for singing along to your favorite tunes. A double-tap of the Chat button automatically dips music volume and turns on Ambient and Voice. OV features a pair of beam-forming microphones to reduce background noise when making calls or talking to voice assistants.

"We created OV to make daily life easier and more enjoyable," said Bob Spaner, president of ONVOCAL, in a statement. "We're passionate about sound and driven by creating seamless user experiences that connect us to each other and a vast array of cloud services. OV doesn't just let us listen to high-fidelity music on the go, OV empowers us to control a world of content, information, services, and communication with the sound of our voice."

The OV smart headphones from ONVOCAL connect listeners to the physical and digital worlds through the power of voice and sound.(Photo: Business Wire)


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