Image a TV that recognizes your voice! It’s a top feature on consumer wishlists says New Westinghouse Poll

Imagine
the day when finding favorite TV programming is as easy as saying “TV, tune in
the Super Bowl, please” or “TV, please find me a great action movie to watch!”
Voice recognition is just one of the gee wiz features that top consumer wish
lists according to a new poll conducted by HDTV leader Westinghouse Digital
Electronics, one of the top four LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S.

Respondents
came up with a wide variety of coveted features when asked, “If you could
design a TV yourself, what would you add?” Top answers included:

Voice recognition

Touch
Screen

120hz
Refresh Rate

Wireless

Energy
Conservation

Built In
DVR

Built In
DVD

Bluetooth

Rey Roque,
Vice President of Marketing at Westinghouse Digital Electronics, states,” We
are always fascinated and enlightened by the comments and suggestions we get
from our users — and we encourage the dialog on an ongoing basis.
Tomorrow’s realities always start with today’s dreams and desires, and these
insights will inform our product and feature planning over the years to come.”

More than
1200 consumers responded to the Westinghouse Digital HDTV Insights poll, which
tapped their input on a number of hot-button issues of interest to HDTV users.
The results will be issued on a regular basis.