According to a report from BetaBoston, Apple’s team in Boston engaged on its Siri speech recognition know-how appears to be increasing as the corporate reportedly leases a brand new thirteen,000 sq. foot workplace. The report, which cites actual property sources, says the brand new workplace at One Broadway is within the Cambridge Innovation Center the place Apple at present has a small staff occupying two smaller workplaces:
The three realtors with whom I spoke all stated they didn’t consider a construct-out of the area had but begun. Figuring about 200 sq. ft per worker, thirteen,000 sq. ft might imply Apple has room to rent about sixty five individuals regionally. Jones Lang LaSalle is representing Apple; Colliers International represents MIT, the owner. Managing director Peter Bekarian of Jones Lang LaSalle stated he couldn’t remark. This is Apple’s third workplace area in the identical constructing; every one has been progressively bigger.
Last yr a report profiled Apple’s Boston-based offices noting that the staff was engaged on speech recognition know-how for Siri and that Apple had been hiring new expertise to take action.
Earlier this yr a report in June suggested Apple could be looking to replace Nuance because the speech recognition element used for Siri pointing to a number of new hires on the firm. Today’s report claimed Apple has employed different new members for the brand new workforce from BBN Technologies, the storied Cambridge J&A lab that's now a part of Raytheon; Actifio, a knowledge administration startup; and Amazon.
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