New job postings on the Apple site show that the company is interested in people who can develop speech recognition smartphone technology. While any person can just put two and two together and assume the company wants to improve their voice command features, which when I use it to call my dentist it calls my Mom at work, 9 to 5 Mac is taking one set further and saying that Apple may be plotting to create a voice search function to rival Google Voice’s recognizing Cloud used in Android.
The job applicants are asked to have “demonstrated experience with Nuance Recognizer, IBM WebSphere Voice, Google Voice Search, or similar voice search tools.” Mac has also recently purchased Siri, a search by voice application that helps you do everything from look for Tweets to book a dinner reservation. Could they be meddling with the technology for something greater?
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