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Old 09-30-2013, 05:26 PM
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Why is it when I speak to "dial name" , etc. it seldom responds correctly?
Re: Dial name...speak name...Sue home...Do you want to dial Sue work?
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Old 10-01-2013, 05:36 AM
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Welcome to the terrible world of BMW voice recognition. I really wish pushing that button would let me talk with Siri.


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Old 10-01-2013, 06:30 AM
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I used my voice system for perhaps the first year I owned the car, then finally got tired of the (maybe) 25% hit rate for getting what I wanted.

I find the "Top 8" function on the phone dial to just about everything I want, and faster to boot.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:47 AM
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Yeah it definitely not using, I only use the Bluetooth to take calls through car
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:37 AM
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It actually works pretty well for me, but you can only give commands that are actual iDrive menu titles. For example, saying contact list, then the name of the person.
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:20 PM
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It actually works pretty well for me, but you can only give commands that are actual iDrive menu titles. For example, saying contact list, then the name of the person.
I can get it to the point where I'm ready to dial a name, but that's where things go awry...


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Old 10-01-2013, 01:39 PM
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If you speak with a German accent it is spot on every time.
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