Apple's new patent explains how Siri works in loud environments

Apple's new patent explains how Siri works in loud environments
The Siliconreview
15 May, 2017

Tech giant Apple has come up with a new patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USTPO) that come out to hint at one of the future features of the company's voice-assistant Siri. The patent give details on how the Apple's AI-powered voice assistant that run crossways diverse stage including tvOS, macOS, watchOS and iOS may be able to perceive sound and react to users in noisy environments.

Marked by Patently Apple, the all new patent says that the users can talk to Siri via messages in circumstances where they are in an enormously calm place like a Library or somewhere where it is not probable for the AI to listen to your voice, like a construction site. Well that’s not all; the exciting part is that some of the images found in the patent also demonstrates that how one can take legal action to transfer money.

The conceptual from the patent details the abovementioned functionality in a more technical language. "Systems and processes for operating an intelligent automated assistant in a messaging environment are provided. In one example process, a graphical user interface (GUI) having a plurality of previous messages between a user of the electronic device and the digital assistant can be displayed on a display. The plurality of previous messages can be presented in a conversational view. User input can be received and in response to receiving the user input, the user input can be displayed as a first message in the GUI. A contextual state of the electronic device corresponding to the displayed user input can be stored. The process can cause an action to be performed in accordance with a user intent derived from the user input. A response based on the action can be displayed as a second message in the GUI," says the abstract of the patent.

Also, it may also be probable for users to converse to Siri in a regular thread-like conversation. More than one user may be capable to contribute in the chat with Siri, something similar to a similar capability present in Google Allo.

Well, the patent is arriving just few days before Apple's annual developers event WWDC planned to begin on June 5.