By talking into cellphone, Dash users can now set up GPS directions

Those of you using the much-hyped Dash GPS unit have another reason to brag to your friends. You can now send GPS’d directions to your Dash unit by taking advantage of two new voice recognition systems from Tellme and Dial Directions.

Basically, if you know what you want, you call 1-DIRECTIONS (1-347-328-4667), say the address or intersection of where you want to go, and the service sends the directions to the Dash. If you want to search for businesses, by name or category, call Tellme at 1-800-CALL-411 (1-800-225-5411) or 1-800-555-TELL (1-800-555-8355). (Obviously, you’d have to set all this up beforehand, but that’s only a matter of going to the Dash Web site to register your cellphone number.)

That short video explains how the whole process works.

Certainly seems useful to me.