Apple is testing new natural language generation features for its voice assistant, Siri, work in progress starting with the most recent beta version of tvOS 16.4.
This update of its operating system for ‘smart TV’ shows what internally is known as Bobcat and for which a new framework for Siri capabilities has been enabled, as indicated by 9to5Mac.
This means indicates that this new technology is being tested from the most recent beta version of tvOS 16.4although it will be established soon in the rest of the operating systems, that is, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS.
Device-wise, while tvOS is in charge of powering Apple TV and HomePod, at the moment these new features are only enabled on its smart TVs.
The US company is currently testing natural language generation for tell jokes with Siri on Apple TV, although it is also experiencing its use on the timers.
It should be remembered that The New York Times announced this Wednesday that the iPhone manufacturer was working on an artificial intelligence (AI) similar to ChatGPT and that it would not be integrated into Siri. due to its “cumbersome design“.
The Bloomberg journalist and analyst specializing in the brand, Mark Gurman contradicted this publication via Twitter, suggesting that Apple was not focused on manufacturing this type of technology.