Google iOS Voice Search Attempts to Out-Siri Siri
Google today released a new version of its voice search application for the iOS platform. The new tool lets iOS device users speak natural language queries such as questions about flight schedules, movie times, and unit conversions. The queries are sent to Google's servers, translated from speech to text, and then returned to the iOS device with the results. Results are displayed on the screen as well as spoken aloud by the application. Google said it is able to generate the results very quickly and thoroughly thanks to its Knowledge Graph. Voice search for iOS is a free download from the iPhone App Store. It is compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.
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Google Search App Understands More Natural-Language Questions
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Microsoft Rebuilds Bing for iOS
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