The Logitech Voice M380 wireless mouse was launched in China. The mouse debuts after Logitech and Baidu Brain announced a long-term partnership in which the former will use the latter’s Intelligent Speech and Machine Translation technologies in its products to help the company “strengthen peripheral leadership.” The mouse was specially designed for people who create large amounts of content, according to the company. This device allows users to create content with voice inputs, making the process “two or three times faster than typing”.
Logitech Voice M380 Wireless Mouse Price and Availability
According to a press release from Logitech, the Voice M380 wireless mouse is priced at CNY 199 (around Rs 2,300) and will be available through JD.com in China. It is currently available for pre-booking and sales will begin later this month. The mouse is launched in Graphite, Off-White, and Rose color options.
Logitech Voice M380 Wireless Mouse Specifications and Features
The Logitech Voice M380 wireless mouse is compatible with Windows 7 and above with MacOS 10.13 and above. The mouse has a voice button just below the scroll wheel. After pressing it, users can dictate text and the mouse will translate it to text using speech recognition technology. According to the company, the mouse offers translation capability for English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Thai languages. According to the JD.com listing, the mouse can dictate about 400 words per minute and has an accuracy rate of about 98%.
The Voice M380 wireless mouse offers precise cursor control and a comfortable rubber grip. The company claims that it can work well with voice inputs at a distance of 10m. According to Delphine Donne-Crock, Managing Director of the Creativity and Productivity Business Group, Logitech, the company plans to integrate Baidu’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology into future products and solutions for better productivity and creativity in the digital world. .
Baidu Brain is Baidu’s AI technology engine and open AI platform that supports all business activities “to help enterprises accelerate AI implementation.” According to a company blog post, Baidu Brain is currently running version 6.0 which provides “knowledge-enhanced multimodal deep semantic understanding.”
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