We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
 
75,052 News Articles

Job opening hints at new languages for Apple's Siri

Apple appears to be trying to teach Siri to speak several new languages

New Apple job openings indicate that the company is working on bringing its Siri voice assistant to lots more languages, including Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish.

9To5Mac reports that the job listing, which was posed on Apple's website on 134 November, is for a six month internship for candidates that can speak several languages that are not currently available for Siri.

The new employee would be part of "the team responsible for delivering Siri in different parts of the world for an exciting 6 month internship in Cupertino, California."

At present, Siri is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Italian, across the US, UK, Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan.

Yesterday, we reported that Apple could be planning to bring Siri to Mac OS X 10.9 next year, and that the new operating system is rumoured to be called 'Lynx'.

See also:

WATCH: Google adds Siri-like voice search to its iOS search appSiri still in Beta in iOS 6, struggles to find Apple Stores Siri channels Michael Fish in Sandy storm reports and offers hockey team details Apple's Siri altered, no longer directs Chinese users to prostitutes Siri, Evi and a future where 'everything will be controlled by voice' Apple hires Amazon exec to head up Siri team


IDG UK Sites

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

IDG UK Sites

iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

IDG UK Sites

25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

IDG UK Sites

Developers get access to more Sony camera features