CNET también está disponible en español.

Ir a español

Don't show this again

Dag Kittlaus was one of the creators of Siri, the AI assistant in Apple's iOS devices. His new creation is called Viv, and you can read more about Viv here.

Read the article
Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
1
of 10

This week's TechCrunch Distrupt event in New York offered the first-ever public demo of Viv.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
2
of 10

The software connects to a laundry list of services, from hotel booking companies to weather reports to restaurant services.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
3
of 10

The idea behind Viv is to have a personal digital assistant that understands natural language and that can run requests through multiple third-party services.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
4
of 10

One goal is to book hotel rooms, order food or perform other tasks with no user interaction required beyond issuing voice commands.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
5
of 10

Questions like, "Will it be warmer than 70 degrees near the Golden Gate Bridge after 5 p.m. the day after tomorrow?" would stump Siri or Alexa, because of the complexity of the question.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
6
of 10

Read more about this first-ever public Viv demo here.

Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
7
of 10
Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
8
of 10
Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
9
of 10
Read the article
Published:Caption:Photo:Dan Ackerman/CNET
10
of 10
Up Next

Apps to talk and text for free