Recently, the Apple office in Singapore has posted information on recruiting people fluent in Indonesian and Vietnamese to support more languages for Siri virtual assistant. This shows that the availability of Siri is being expanded to the world by Apple Disability, including small countries including Vietnam. Find out with MAC!
Apple is making a move to expand the availability of its virtual assistant Siri
According to a report from Macrumors, the iPhone maker is hiring "Siri Comment Analysts" who are fluent in several languages currently not supported by the voice assistant.
Specifically, Apple's office in Cork, Ireland is hiring people who are fluent in Ukrainian, Hungarian, Slovak, Czech, Croatian, Greek, Flemish, Romanian and Polish. Meanwhile, Apple is also hiring people who are fluent in Indonesian and Vietnamese from an office in Singapore.
As described in the job listing, the "Comment Analysts" working for Apple will listen to and transcribe Siri conversations to evaluate Siri's response.
“As Annotation Analyst, you will hear and transcribe audio files as well as evaluate Siri's response and language usage, from customers who have chosen to participate in the scoring program. You will use your linguistic and cultural knowledge, along with analytical skills, to evaluate principled answers. ”
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Siri may be coming to new countries in the near future
As before, these types of Siri reviews were done by third-party companies. However, after a crash in mid-2019 about how Apple used Siri records for reviews with little notification to guests. row. So, after this scramble, the Siri evaluation - the company made it an internal business.
To improve, Apple has also overhauled its Siri scoring program and added options for customers not to use their Siri records to improve the product, or to delete Siri records that have been collected.
Currently, Apple does not support Siri in the languages they are recruiting. However, if Siri is supported for additional languages, those languages can also be added to the Translate app released in iOS 14.
Siri is currently available in more than 37 countries, with the listing available on the Apple website.
Thus, in the not too distant future we will see Siri virtual assistant will be supported with Vietnamese language. This will definitely be good news for many Apple iFan in Vietnam when they can interact with iPhone, iPad, ... without touching the device screen. Let's wait together!