CallMum is the UK Edition of the mobile virtual asssitant CallMom from Pandorabots. CallMum is a mobile, voice-activated personal assistant that can have a conversation, dial a number, send an email or SMS message, learn contacts, provide help with the app, search the web, open a URL in a browser, read data from web services, check battery status, give directions and find a location on the map -- all through natural langauge, voice commands.
Unlike other virtual assistant apps for Android and iPhone, CallMum includes a learning feature so that it can learn your personal preferences and contacts, and be taught to correct speech recognition errors. CallMum can be connected to a variety of pandorabot personalities, including ALICE, Mitsuku, Professor, English Tutor, Zoe, Fake Captain Kirk and others.
This document provides some examples of the ways you can interact with CallMum through conversation.
How do I make a call and add a contact?
How else can I add a contact?
Learn a contact.
How do I send a text?
Tell John I'm here.
Text Jane saying I will be home at 5 o'clock.
Send a text to Bob saying I am on my way.
Send a text.
Note: When you send text, CallMum will append a signature string "(via CallMum)" to your message. To change this message, go to Menu-->Settings-->CallMum SMS Signature.
How do I search for information?
Who is Shakespeare?
What is the tallest building in the world?
How much is a gallon of gas?
Search the web for cake recipes.
What is the distance to the moon?
Who is president of France?
How do I get news and weather?
Do you have any news about the election?
What are the latest headlines?
What is the weather like in Paris?
Do I need an umbrella in New York today?
How do I translate to another language?
Translate Where is the hotel to Mandarin.
How do I say Get me a taxi in German?
Say bring me a bottle of wine in French
How do I read and send meail?
Send an email.
My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Send me a transcript.
Note: You must type (not speak) to teach the bot your email address. For example type, "My email address is email@example.com".
When you send an email with CallMum, the app will append a signature that says "Message composed with CallMum". To change this, go to Menu-->Settings-->CallMum Email Signature.
How do I display a picture?
Show me a picture of a Unicorn.
Could I see a picture of a tennis racket?
I want to see pictures of Ferraris.
How do I check the battery level?
How are you?
How much battery life do I have?
How do I take a picture?
Take a picture.
How do I correct a speech recognition error?
When I say Stuart I mean Stewart.
Stuart means Stuart.
Note: you must type these inputs with the Android keyboard. If you say "Stuart means Stuart" with your voice, it won't recognize the difference between "Stuart" and "Stewart".
How do I search the map?
Find South Boston used furniture.
Find 22 Second Avenue in Palo Alto.
Where is a good pizza joint?
Where is the nearest Starbucks?
I am hungry.
How do I ask for directions?
How do I get to the Pine Tree Mall?
Directions to 804 Freeway.
How do I get the version number?
What version are you?
How do I switch the bot?
Switch me over to Captain Kirk.
I want to talk to Mitsuku.
Or, go to Menu-->Settings and Select a Pandorabot
How do I clear the chat log?
Go to Menu-->Settings and tap "Clear Log." This will erase the screen.