Siri inventor calls tech behind Amazon’s Alexa ‘incomplete’

Voice-controlled personal assistants have come a long way, but the man behind much of Siri’s technology is now taking issue with Amazon’s Alexa, calling the concept “incomplete.”MoreGoogle birthed it, Apple gave it a name, and Amazon provided it a new home.Voice-controlled personal assistants like Google Now and Siri have come a long way and each have their own strengths and weaknesses, but the man behind much of Siri’s technology is now taking issue with Amazon’s Alexa, calling the concept “incomplete.”In an interview with Business Insider, Siri inventor Babak Hodjat said the hype surrounding Amazon’s Echo and Alexa is unwarranted — there’s a missing component, he says: visual interactions.“It has to be augmented with all sorts of other visual cues, interactions, and maybe show some icons to allow the user to…


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