There are software like Dragon Speaking or Microsoft Speech Recognition System to enter command by using your voice. But for browsing web without mouse and keyboard, you just need an add-on for Firefox. Sometime we face a scenario where we don’t have mouse or keyboard of may be we need to browse the web hands-free, in that case this kind of add-on may help you. Firesay is such kind of add-on for Firefox to use voice navigation for browsing the web content.
With Firesay add-on installed on Firefox, you just need to say “Open Facebook” to open “www.facebook.com” on the browser. Similarly, you just need to say “open twitter” to get twitter home page opened. If you want to share a page from web or your blog on Facebook or Twitter, just say “Share on Facebook” for facebook and “share on twitter” for twitter. Similarly, lot many other entertainment, Tech updates, Social networking sites are allowed to open this way thru Firesay. For example, if you want to open “techcrunch”, you just need to say “open techcrunch” to do so. Here is the complete list of supported sites.[ad id=’15’ style=’margin:10px 0;’]
You can also browse your favorite TV shows on Hulu by just saying the name of the show. For example, “watch 30 Rock” to open “30 Rock” on Hulu. Similarly, you can open “American Dad”, “Desperate Housewives” and many more by using your voice only. Here is the complete list of supported TV shows on Firesay.
Here is the introduction and demo of Firesay for Firefox
Try Firesay on Firefox and share your views. This kind of extension is not there yet for Google Chrome, but it is expected soon.