Siri doesn't always give the same answer. I had read online about a user asking, "Siri, will you marry me?", to which it replied, "I'm sorry, marriage is not covered by the end user license agreement." But when a good friend of mine asked the same question with his 4s, Siri replied, "I think we should just be friends."
On a more serious note, my friend finds himself doing a lot less typing with hisv4s than he did with his previous iPhone. Not only because of Siri, but because the 4s has decent voice recognition that can, for example, be used to dictate a text message.
According to Apple, Siri understands and can speak besides English,
French and German, and will support additional languages in 2012, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian, and Spanish. In Britain Siri becomes 'Daniel' with a British accent.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.