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Comments on Siemens Communicator Badge: Trek-style Communicator
The device can be worn like a badge, or on a lanyard around your neck. Commands from the user are transmitted via Bluetooth to a central home communications server. The server uses proprietary voice recognition software to convert your voice commands (Read the complete story)

"Captain Picard?
(D'oh - thanks for telling me! - CT)"
(Erc 3/17/2005 10:12:30 AM)
"Are people so lazy that they want complete control of their house with the touch of a button they carry? (Wait... yes they are)"
( 4/13/2005 1:44:51 PM)
"Fantastic, now if they can only devise the same technology in a pin mobile phone which you can wear around your neck or clip onto your clothing."
(pljames 7/4/2005 1:11:19 PM)
"When is this going to be available to the public, and how much will it cost"
(Leon 11/3/2005 9:15:39 AM)
"who created the communicator badge? and when?"
(. 11/22/2005 3:26:41 PM)
"The first episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, on which communicator badges were used, was broadcast on June 29, 1989. Sorry, I should have included that."
(Bill Christensen 11/22/2005 5:58:42 PM)
"Now we just need a bluetooth speaker for cell phones that can be pinned onto the shirt."
( 6/21/2009 6:44:27 AM)
"The Vocera communication badge, works just like the communicator. It even has any number of Trek easter eggs built right in. "
(Vocera Communication Badge 4/21/2010 8:55:48 AM)

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