The top-selling smartphone makers in the market, such as Samsung, Apple, LG, Xiaomi, and Huawei are preparing to double down on the artificial intelligence (AI) on smartphones coming this year or after that. The latest news comes from the industry sources via DigiTimes that Apple reportedly working on enhancing Siri for iPhone 8.
Apple Reportedly Working On Enhancing Siri For iPhone 8
Apple is gearing up for the ‘Enhanced Siri’ for the next generation smartphone. Though, it is ambiguous whether it will feature in the upcoming iPhone 8 or not. It does not confirm what exactly Apple is working on Siri to enhance it. However, overall better contextual understanding of users request and voice recognition might be part of the improved Siri update.
The report by Digitimes, expressly gives the reference of Apple acquisition of Al startup Turi last year in August, as Apple intends to boost the reliability of the Siri among consumers.
According to the industry sources, Smartphone companies like Apple, LG Electronics, Xiaomi Technology, and Samsung Electronics are likely to introduce new models smartphones which feature Artificial Intelligence – AI in order to increase the market shares this year.
Last year in August, Apple acquired the machine learning startup Turi, the aim of the company is to enhance and strengthen the functionality and the market share.
The rival Samsung is going to launch their flagship phone Galaxy S8 this year, and they are featuring their own Artificial Intelligence – AI name ‘Bixby’ as per the rumors.
Moreover, the word in the market indicates that upcoming iPhone 8 is likely to feature the improved Siri, but the release of iPhone 8 is eight months far, and nothing is official yet so that we can take this news with just a pinch of salt.
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