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Old Sep 20th, 2018, 14:53   #21
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Took about 15 mins to install.
Not noticed anything different, so far.

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Other than the "I'm too hot" and "I'm too cold" commands not working for a while, I haven't seen any improvements reported over the last two years following voice control updates!!!

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Old Sep 20th, 2018, 22:46   #22
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Other than the "I'm too hot" and "I'm too cold" commands not working for a while, I haven't seen any improvements reported over the last two years following voice control updates!!!

:wq
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Old Sep 21st, 2018, 10:54   #23
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Other than the "I'm too hot" and "I'm too cold" commands not working for a while, I haven't seen any improvements reported over the last two years following voice control updates!!!

:wq
Same here. I installed it yesterday and last night I asked it to turn on the heated screen: "Searching music and radio..."

It's no better (and possibly worse) than the voice system I had in a Honda 9 years ago. When the XC90 was launched Volvo promised 'natural language processing'. Really? Literally, the only commands that work reliably for me are the hot and cold ones.

On the plus side, it's a never-ending source of amusement for my passengers.
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Same here. I installed it yesterday and last night I asked it to turn on the heated screen: "Searching music and radio..."

It's no better (and possibly worse) than the voice system I had in a Honda 9 years ago. When the XC90 was launched Volvo promised 'natural language processing'. Really? Literally, the only commands that work reliably for me are the hot and cold ones.

On the plus side, it's a never-ending source of amusement for my passengers.
Exactly. It's pretty poor.

Voice command should be at the centre of the Sensus system, not the half-baked after-though it seems to be at the moment.

Possible that Volvo have stopped development with the alternative system in mind?
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Possible that Volvo have stopped development with the alternative system in mind?
I suspect that the current hardware simply isn't nearly powerful enough to interpret voice commands reliably, especially in the noisy environment of a car.

Obviously Siri and Google Assistant have enormous processing resources behind them to do the hard work. Perhaps the next generation of Sensus will have a permanent real-time cloud connection for voice processing.
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Old Sep 21st, 2018, 15:36   #26
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Apart from the most basic commands gave up on voice control ages ago. Use it for temp and take me home. The times it does not work more than negate the time saving when it does.
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Old Sep 24th, 2018, 09:19   #27
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Just as a word of caution: the new map update (sort of) removed all the motorway service stations from the POI database. You can still find them with a search but they no longer show in the “interesting things ahead” section of the navigation system (next to the traffic problems coming up).

I quite liked this as I could plan rest stops easily.

Also, if you decide to do the full update on the move (the 46GB) one, you will lose the following functions while it’s in progress:

* navigation (fairly obviously)
* most Sensus interaction (pick the station you want before you begin)
* CarPlay / Android Auto
* auto speed limiter
* Bluetooth
* USB playback
* The media / phone / nav menu in the driver display.

On the bright side it only took 90 minutes to install. It still expects you to go around roundabouts the wrong way.
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Old Sep 24th, 2018, 19:40   #28
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It still expects you to go around roundabouts the wrong way.
Are you serious? I am about to get a satnav that thinks I drive on the right?
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Old Sep 26th, 2018, 10:23   #29
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It still expects you to go around roundabouts the wrong way.
Mine doesn't.
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Old Sep 26th, 2018, 17:44   #30
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Nor mine it is OK would try and download again.
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