“Apple’s breakthrough voice recognition user interface for the iPhone 4S is already being perceived as a game changer, and it would appear Apple is not going to stop there, as the company looks at including the Siri assistant across its range of devices,” Radu Tyrsina writes for ITProPortal.
“Already Siri’s team of engineers is the most prominent in Cupertino, and the recent announcement that Apple is looking to bring in more specialists and engineers to help Siri grow suggests voice technology implementation is only at the beginning,” Tyrsina writes. “One of the Siri job posts requested applicants with a “passion for the Macintosh platform”, while another of the recruitment ads explains that Siri should be considered ‘an entire miniature OS within the OS…’ This choice of words implies that in the future, Siri will have to be responsible for more tasks than handling a few quick requests on the iPhone.”
Tyrsina writes, “Analyst Brian Blair of Wedge Partners believes the next all-in-one computer could integrate Apple TV-like functions, allowing iMacs to stream video and other content to Wi-Fi enabled TVs.””
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