In today’s technological world, normal everyday tasks have been made so easy. The smartphone has been responsible for bringing in many innovations, the latest among which is the awesome voice search feature. Voice recognition has been around for some time, but it was really revolutionized by Apple‘s Siri, although Google’s voice search on the Android platform wasn’t far behind. But now, this most advanced voice search has landed on Siri’s home-turf: the iOS platform. The new Google Voice Search app for the iPad and iPhone will answer your questions by using the well known and loved Google search results.
The best part about this app is its speed, and accuracy which tells Google what you really want to say. You simply tap on the microphone icon, and speak. Words will appear as you speak them, so you will feel the speed in action. And you will also get your answer very quickly. If it’s short, this app will say it out loud for you. You can even ask things like “When will flight such and such arrive at this location” and you will get your result instantly!
The technology behind Google’s voice search makes use of Knowledge Graph. Knowledge Graph gives Google an insight and understanding on people, places and things, and helps it improve its search results. You can ask a wide variety of questions from this app, and Google will answer them flawlessly. Here’s a few examples of the type of questions you can ask.
- What does a certain place look like? – Google will return lots of images for that place
- Play a trailer for such and such a movie – A trailer for that movie will start playing
- Who is in the cast of that movie – will open up a list of the whole cast for that particular movie.
You can get this app for free from the iTunes using this link.Download it now and make your life easier for yourself, and maybe have some fun. Cheers 🙂