Robin - the Siri Challenger

Robin - the Siri Challenger


** CNET: "... Siri has breadth, but Robin has depth" ! **

Robin is your voice assistant on the road, bringing you texting by voice, local information, GPS navigation and even jokes, while keeping your eyes on the road. Voice in, voice out. Plus, she has more personality than Siri, Google Now or Cortana!

This version is dedicated to the memory of Robin Williams: a namesake, an outstanding actor and comedian, an inspiration. RIP Robin Williams. If digital characters could have a soul, we'd want Robin to have yours!

** Endorsed by TechCrunch, CNET, Wired, Lifehacker, etc. **

Users say: “After trying Samsung's S-Voice, Assistant, Skyvi, Vlingo, AIVC/Alice and Sherpa …Robin is the best voice app of its kind; clearly the best choice for drivers in need of information on the road.”

Ask Robin for directions & places, parking & traffic, your Facebook & Twitter news, gas prices & weather, reminders & alarms, messaging and much more - all hands-free ;)

Robin is a personal assistant that can be both useful and fun, constantly learning and adapting to you. She'll even call you whatever names you want! Just tap the microphone button, and Robin will be all ears. Or, "wave hello" twice in front of your phone’s upper edge (or brush/tap it lightly).

Compare to voice assistants and chatbots such as Siri, Nuance, Dragon, Vlingo, Evi, Voice, VoiceSearch, SpeaktoIt Assistant, Skyvi and Google Now, as well as GPS navigation such as Waze, Scout, MapQuest, Navigon, Garmin, TomTom, MotionX, Yelp, etc.

Notes
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• Robin is currently in Beta, still a student. That means you can watch her intelligence evolve daily and even get to contribute a little. Come be a part of the experience!
• Gesture activation: normally, you just need to wave your hand twice close to the top edge of your phone. For best results, we recommend using the "double-brush" gesture, where your hand actually touches the phone lightly. Certain devices require specific tuning - we are working down that list as we speak.
• Permissions: Robin will never email your contacts without your knowledge! It does need a permission to access you calendar for reminders reminders, and to your GMail in case you want email narration – that’s all. The wording Google Play uses can be misleading.
• Trouble with a particular location? Missing point of interest? Any issue at all? For best results, give your feedback to Robin right from within the app, so we have more information to actually fix the issue ASAP. See what people say about our speed to address reported issues.

QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? COMPLAINTS?
Submit feedback on our UserVoice page: http://robinlabs.uservoice.com, or say 'feedback' right in the app. You can also contact us on Twitter @robinmagnifis, or on Robin’s FB page!
https://twitter.com/#!/RobinMagnifis
https://www.facebook.com/RobinCommunity

Examples of useful commands
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Places
• Where is the nearest Starbucks?... Can I park there?
• Find Thai restaurants in SF... How about French?
• Find a burger place ... Does it have a good rating?

Navigation
• Go to 1234 Lombard San Francisco
• Directions to Hollywood and Highland

Parking
• Where can I park?
• Find cheapest parking around Union Square... Anything closer/cheaper?
• Can I reserve it?.. Let’s go there!

Traffic
• What is the traffic like near Hollywood?

Gas Prices
• Where is the cheapest gas in Santa Monica?

Weather
• What's the weather like in San Diego tomorrow?
• Is it snowing in Miami?

Facebook & Twitter
• Read my Twitter feed
• Update Facebook

Texting, calling & email
• Call Joe / text Jill
• Read my email to me

Reminders
• Remind me to exercise tonight!

Misc
• Tell me a joke!

Recent changes:
- Some bluetooth bugs solved
- Fixed voice on Lollipop devices
- Questions? Issues? Ask ask at http://robinlabs.uservoice.com!
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About Robin - the Siri Challenger
** CNET: "... Siri has breadth, but Robin has depth" ! **

Robin is your voice assistant on the road, bringing you texting by voice, local information, GPS navigation and even jokes, while keeping your eyes on the road. Voice in, voice out. Plus, she has more personality than Siri, Google Now or Cortana!

This version is dedicated to the memory of Robin Williams: a namesake, an outstanding actor and comedian, an inspiration. RIP Robin Williams. If digital characters could have a soul, we'd want Robin to have yours!

** Endorsed by TechCrunch, CNET, Wired, Lifehacker, etc. **

Users say: “After trying Samsung's S-Voice, Assistant, Skyvi, Vlingo, AIVC/Alice and Sherpa …Robin is the best voice app of its kind; clearly the best choice for drivers in need of information on the road.”

Ask Robin for directions & places, parking & traffic, your Facebook & Twitter news, gas prices & weather, reminders & alarms, messaging and much more - all hands-free ;)

Robin is a personal assistant that can be both useful and fun, constantly learning and adapting to you. She'll even call you whatever names you want! Just tap the microphone button, and Robin will be all ears. Or, "wave hello" twice in front of your phone’s upper edge (or brush/tap it lightly).

Compare to voice assistants and chatbots such as Siri, Nuance, Dragon, Vlingo, Evi, Voice, VoiceSearch, SpeaktoIt Assistant, Skyvi and Google Now, as well as GPS navigation such as Waze, Scout, MapQuest, Navigon, Garmin, TomTom, MotionX, Yelp, etc.

Notes
----------------------------
• Robin is currently in Beta, still a student. That means you can watch her intelligence evolve daily and even get to contribute a little. Come be a part of the experience!
• Gesture activation: normally, you just need to wave your hand twice close to the top edge of your phone. For best results, we recommend using the "double-brush" gesture, where your hand actually touches the phone lightly. Certain devices require specific tuning - we are working down that list as we speak.
• Permissions: Robin will never email your contacts without your knowledge! It does need a permission to access you calendar for reminders reminders, and to your GMail in case you want email narration – that’s all. The wording Google Play uses can be misleading.
• Trouble with a particular location? Missing point of interest? Any issue at all? For best results, give your feedback to Robin right from within the app, so we have more information to actually fix the issue ASAP. See what people say about our speed to address reported issues.

QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? COMPLAINTS?
Submit feedback on our UserVoice page: http://robinlabs.uservoice.com, or say 'feedback' right in the app. You can also contact us on Twitter @robinmagnifis, or on Robin’s FB page!
https://twitter.com/#!/RobinMagnifis
https://www.facebook.com/RobinCommunity

Examples of useful commands
----------
Places
• Where is the nearest Starbucks?... Can I park there?
• Find Thai restaurants in SF... How about French?
• Find a burger place ... Does it have a good rating?

Navigation
• Go to 1234 Lombard San Francisco
• Directions to Hollywood and Highland

Parking
• Where can I park?
• Find cheapest parking around Union Square... Anything closer/cheaper?
• Can I reserve it?.. Let’s go there!

Traffic
• What is the traffic like near Hollywood?

Gas Prices
• Where is the cheapest gas in Santa Monica?

Weather
• What's the weather like in San Diego tomorrow?
• Is it snowing in Miami?

Facebook & Twitter
• Read my Twitter feed
• Update Facebook

Texting, calling & email
• Call Joe / text Jill
• Read my email to me

Reminders
• Remind me to exercise tonight!

Misc
• Tell me a joke!

Recent changes:
- Some bluetooth bugs solved
- Fixed voice on Lollipop devices
- Questions? Issues? Ask ask at http://robinlabs.uservoice.com!

User reviews of Robin - the Siri Challenger
Robin is great, she has a sexy voice and is very helpfull
Aug 26, 2014
Better than siri
Oct 15, 2012
speaks very clear and accurate ! so far the best app out there
Sep 22, 2012
Jun 18, 2012
Android Market Comments
A Google User
7 hours ago
Love it Awesome
A Google User
14 hours ago
Robin is grate Tell your freinds its grate
A Google User
15 hours ago
Needs way more work before it is usable. When you sit and play with it, it's fine. But as soon as you actually need to use it, it falls way short of expectations. It did successfully set an alarm on command. But then it wasn't able to find an airport in Berlin (there are two and I even provided the name of the correct one) and it completely failed to work with my car's bluetooth system, which is essential when I'm driving (since the music comes from my phone's Spotify). It then managed to completely mess up the bluetooth system and then crashed. So I had to reboot the phone. Deinstalled. I might try again in a year or so. By then of course, Cortana might be available for Android or Google Now might have all the functionality.
A Google User
17 hours ago
Best siri like android app yet
A Google User
21 hours ago
One of the worst assistance I've encountered Extremely buggy played with it for about 10 minutes doesn't work through bluetooth seems like an OK idea but needs a lot more work