Nuance CEO Confirms That Apple Uses Its Technology for Siri [Video]

Posted May 30, 2013 at 8:00pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6860 views

Nuance CEO Paul Ricci confirms that Apple uses Nuance technology in Siri, its virtual assistant, in an interview at the D11: All Things Digital conference.

Nuance, a leader in speech recognition, has been involved with Siri since before it was acquired by Apple. While it doesn’t power Google’s stock Android speech recognition, it is behind Samsung’s S Voice and virtual assistant technology on HTC devices. It also works with Amazon and, Ricci confirmed, Nuance still works with Apple.

“We’re a fundamental provider for Apple,” Ricci said.

Ricci also commented on the future of virtual assistants saying, "I think we will see virtual assistants within two years that are quite robust. I also believe that within two years we will see that virtual assistants will work across platforms."

You can watch the full interview below...

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shaw - May 31, 2013 at 7:04pm
I thought everyone knew this. I am surprised this made the news.
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