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Apple acquires VocalIQ, a UK based speech technology startup

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Apple acquires VocalIQ, a UK based speech technology startup

Apple has got UK-based voice technology startup VocalIQ, in line with a record from the Financial Times. O spokesman for the Cupertino corporate has showed the buyout with the standard boilerplate remark of “Apple buys smaller technology firms once in a while, and we typically don't talk about our function or plans.”

“Apple buys smaller technology firms every so often, and we usually don't talk about our function or plans.”
Apple has made Siri smarter and extra helpful in iOS 9, however it nonetheless lags at the back of Google Now, its leader competitor. However, VocalIQ’s acquisition would possibly simply provide Apple the threshold it want to surpass Google’s providing.

VocalIQ’s mentions on its web site that their device analyses earlier conversations to additional give a boost to voice popularity and higher take note long run requests. The startup says that its “self-studying” technology lets in “actual dialog among human and the web of items.”

Perhaps much more fascinating is that VocalIQ has prior to now partnered with General Motors and different producers to enforce its voice technology into automobiles. Apple in fact recently gives a hooked up vehicle platform referred to as CarPlay, that is in large part based on voice enter, and rumor has it that it’s running on an electrical automotive. 
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