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Definition: voice remote control

A TV or set-top box remote control that accepts speech input. Although there are many bumps in the road, speech recognition has improved greatly in the 21st century.

A Huge Bonus for TV Viewers
To say "The Queen's Gambit on Neflix" instead of scrolling through graphics or worse yet to search via the on-screen alphabetic matrix is a welcome enhancement to home entertainment systems. The arrows point to the microphone button that is pressed before talking on the Roku streaming player (top) and Comcast's Xfinity cable TV (bottom).