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Microsoft takes on Siri with new Windows Phone updateMicrosoft's Kevin Gallo demos new speech-recognition technology running Windows Phone 8. The company partnered with Audible on the tech, which lets users search and move around the platform from app to app.
Audible they -- of drones. Searching for saint Louis Missouri. I'll try that again. Audible -- game of drones. Playing game of drones. Next chapter. Next -- Somewhere beyond just the opposite across the piracy. There. -- -- It. So as you can see not only was -- able to launch the application using speech after a -- there. But it also was able to give it -- command. And control its behavior when I started. Then from within the application. -- head on -- but I was using -- in the application. I was able to give it a set of commands. To control its behavior by next chapter and -- but we don't stop there either. Want to something a bit more complex. Search. Her easy answers. What would you like to search for. Apollo. I found one result in your librarian. Failure is not an option mission control from Mercury to Apollo thirteen and beyond. Would you like to listen to it. Yes. Aircraft that's going back that can. Cause. -- So. Imagine is easy to see there but I basically had a conversation. With my -- I started by asking to search and we continue with a two way interactive conversation. This is not just with the fall but this was with my application. And then I can continue to -- -- -- two way conversation. And I got to exactly what I want to do -- have from the touch screen. We are excited. To see -- developers come -- -- it because this is available to every developer. We had the ability of speech enabled applications. That -- conversations. With each end user and baking don't use their creativity. To take this technology to the next level. As -- -- -- my screen here we are excited to announce that audible is going to be available for Windows Phone 7 not five. But you can go to -- marketplace and download it later today --