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Siri

An object-oriented constraint language using a single abstraction mechanism developed by Bruce Horn of CMU in 1991. Siri is a conceptual blend of BETA and Bertrand. It is similar to Kaleidoscope.

["Constraint Patterns as a Basis for Object-Oriented Constraint Programming", B. Horn, OOPSLA '92 (Sept 1992)].

Siri

Apple's virtual assistant, introduced with iOS 5 in the iPhone 4S in 2011. Siri pioneered the "intelligent personal assistant" in a mobile device by responding with both voice and visual results and ushering in a new era of convenience for users. Siri continues to lead in this arena with its own personality. Users can have somewhat of a back and forth conversation with Siri. Siri later moved from mobile-only devices to the desktop. In 2016, Siri was added to macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and it became the major feature in the table top HomePod in 2017 (see Sierra and Apple HomePod).

Siri's Voice - Male or Female
Depending on the country, Siri launched with a female or male voice. For example, the U.S. and Australia voices are female, while the U.K. and French voices are male. The U.S. Siri is that of Susan Bennett, who spent four hours a day in July 2005 recording all the words that Siri uses to put together phrases that sound natural. Starting with iOS 7 in 2013, American users could switch Siri's voice from female to male. See virtual assistant.

An Eyes-Free Advantage
A major component of Apple's vehicle strategy is "Siri Eyes Free." Users with iPhones can activate Siri by pressing a button on the steering wheel. See CarPlay.


Find a Restaurant
Siri was asked "I want a Mexican restaurant in New York"







A Sense of Humor
When asked "the meaning of life" three times, Siri responded with these answers.


A Sense of Humor
When asked "the meaning of life" three times, Siri responded with these answers.


A Sense of Humor
When asked "the meaning of life" three times, Siri responded with these answers.







Tell Her You Love Her
And Siri will be charmed.
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Wait, there's less: On the HomePod, Siri can't place phone calls, read your calendar or hail an Uber.
On our phones, Apple identifies specific waveforms to recognise your voice and keep other people from accidentally summoning Siri.
Google online searches provided the best, or among the best, responses 72 percent of the time, compared with 50 percent of the time for Google Assistant and 32 percent of the time for Siri, the study found.
Only after "Hey Siri" is recognized locally on the device will any information be sent to Apple servers, encrypted, and sent using an anonymous Siri identifier.
Of course Siri couldn't have been more wrong, since most Apple fans out there completely adore the virtual assistant.
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Siri Eyes-Free makes several of the virtual assistant's functions available at the touch of a button, including making phone calls, setting reminders, checking the weather, getting directions via Apple Maps, sending and receiving texts messages and playing music.
Now, drivers can use just their voice to ask Siri for requests including making phone calls to contacts in their address book; looking up phone numbers for restaurants or other points of interest; setting a reminder or alarm; asking about the weather; select and play music; audibly send and receive text messages and getting directions through Apple Maps.
One of the first things Siri does when you press and hold the Start button for the first time is ask your name or what you would like to be called.
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Washington, July 17 ( ANI ): BlackBerry's forthcoming Passport smartphone will have Siri like voice-controlled virtual assistant called BalckBerry assistant.