The problem with voice recognition: It's shite being Scottish
The problem with voice recognition: It's shite being Scottish
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The problem with voice recognition: It's shite being Scottish

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Hello friends. Today we're going to try and take a look at some smart speakers. I'm from Scotland so I've never had much luck with voice recognition. Kinect did not respond to my voice when I first used it upon release. So I'm trying to figure out if these devices will understand a single word I say. So let`s give it a Bash. [MUSIC] Hello Siri, Siri? Hello Siri. Siri, [INAUDIBLE]. I`m not even doing my accent anymore. [SOUND] You try it. All right [INAUDIBLE] gonna tell us what the weather;s like? [MUSIC] Hello Ciary. [FOREIGN] [FOREIGN] It's currently cloudy and 24 degree in Sydney Good day [FOREIGN]. Thanks Siri. And next up, Alexa. Want to tell us what the weather is like? Especially say, when's it gonna stop? I don't know that. I don't know how I can be any clearer than that. I'm not a god, just me. At least you listen to me, the other one doesn't even listen at what I'm saying. Doesn't even come on. Sorry, I'm not sure. [MUSIC] Lucky last. Hey Google, what's the weather like? Right now, in [UNKNOWN] Hills it's 23 and mostly cloudy. Hey Siri, Tell us a joke. Now playing [UNKNOWN] from Dances of the Dolls by [UNKNOWN]. [MUSIC] I love this song. [SOUND] So that was pretty hit and miss, but it could have been worse, you know what I mean? So definitely better than it was when I first tried Siri and I made the iPhone explode, but I'm Mark Serrels from CNET, and I apologize for overwhelming Scottish. [MUSIC]

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