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Is Apple testing offline voice dictation for iOS? [Rumor]

Posted By William E. On July 7, 2013 @ 2:54 AM In iOS | 2 Comments

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According to an iClarified report, Apple is reported to be toying with the idea of an offline iteration of voice dictation in their upcoming iOS 7.

Currently, Apple’s voice dictation is done using an app called Siri which depends on an internet connection to upload voice information after which appropriate speech is played back to the user also via an internet connection. What if this could be a thing of the past? Lines of code which were examined in the latest iOS7 beta builds certainly suggest that this may be the case.¬†Taking the internet connection out of the equation would no doubt lead to faster conversions from voice to text.

What do you think of this latest revelation?

[via iClarified [2]]

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