Apple’s personal assistant, Siri, could soon consume your entire home with a new device in style with Amazon Echo and the new Google Home-unit sounds a new rumor.
The personal voice assistants like Siri, Google Now and Cortana from Microsoft is under constant development. The next step is that they’ll be taken right into your home, so you don’t have to find your phone forward every time you need help or information from the vast internet.
For this purpose, Apple, according to newspaper The Information in time with its own unit or intelligent speaker, so to speak, to have standing in the home, and which can be equipped with Siri Assistant. The concept is expected to be completely the same as the product of Echo, as the giant Web store Amazon launched a year ago, and not least the brand-new Google Home.
Apple’s device will therefore also consist of a microphone which picks up everything you say to it, which probably enabled by the usual “Hello Siri”. In addition, equipped it with WiFi, so it works completely independently of your iPhone. Last but not least, the Siri back with answers to you through the device’s speaker.
In other words, there is talk about Siri known from your iPhone-just moved from your iOS device to a separate unit standing in the living room, for example, so you always have the Internet’s vast knowledge just by your side. Just like on your iPhone will the upcoming Siri-device support HomeKit-compatible products in the home, for example, LED light bulbs, switches and sensors.
Siri will be even better
The device or loudspeaker will nevertheless stand out from Siri in its current form. It is reported that Apple will open up for Siri-stemmeassisten, so that developers can make apps possible to operate solely by talking to Siri. Thus, Siri potentially many, many more options and capabilities than what is possible now, where only individual services such as OpenTable, Yelp, Rotten Tomatoes, Wolfram Alpha and Wikipedia is integrated.
The new competitor to both Amazon and Google’s new Google Home-the Echo project in all probability will be launched by Apple’s annual WWDC event, taking place from 13. to 17. June. The improved Siri-unit is expected to be a part of iOS 10 and OS X 10.12, sounds it.