Piers Fawkes: Siri’s Not Working

Piers Fawkes: Siri’s Not Working
technology

The quality of new voice recognition service is more akin to a Google product than innovation you'd expect from Apple.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 8 december 2011

This video shows my four year old son trying to use Siri. Apple’s new service doesn’t understand me and I guessed it was my British accent — so I gave the voice recognition system the ultimate user-test: Cy Fawkes. Cy has been able to use the iPhone and iPad for games, photos and video since he was 18 months old so I wondered if the latest Apple interface met the same standards iOS set when the iPhone launched. The video shows that this isn’t the case — Cy really struggles with Siri on the Apple iPhone 4S.

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