Project Jarvis: Bringing the Iron Man computer to life - MacTech Live 71 (Size: 7.07 MB)
MacTech Live 71: Project Jarvis
the JoshMeister interviews Chad Barraford about Project Jarvis, his "digital life assistant" powered by speech recognition and command interpretation technology running on a Mac mini. Jarvis (who is named after Tony Stark's computer from the Iron Man movies) can do a wide range of tasks and integrates with Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, BitTorrent, banking sites, and a lot more. Project Jarvis has been featured by the Boston Globe and Popular Mechanics, as well as many popular Web sites including Engadget and Gizmodo.
For more information on Project Jarvis, visit projectjarvis.com or jarvian.com
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Date of episode: 17 April 2010