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Vineet Verma - ContactCenterWorld.com Blog
There are several new features coming with IOS 11 which has been supercharged with company’s major focus on machine learning and if we talk more specifically, it is determined to work in natural language processing. The OS will recognize names of people, places and understand addresses and numbers that make a phone number.
When Sirikit was introduced by Apple in IOS 10, it was not very open to the developers but it will change in IOS 11. And for the first time apps will be able to offer transactional features through voice control. Now the users can ask a banking app to see balances, transfer money or pay bills by using voice through Siri. You can also create and edit lists and notes or update a grocery list in the shopping app. Voice is today becoming an important interface because of the benefits it offers, people get access to apps when they need it and in most cases, it is the most convenient way of getting information. Hence, Sirikit is a top priority for IOS app developers as the voice is gaining importance in app development.
As a part of new Vision framework, the IOS apps that offer real-time image and video handling and capturing must be able to detect faces and features. It is very simple for app developers for taking advantage of this feature for image-based applications.
The QR codes have been a favorite among marketers because it allowed them to take users to specific apps or websites. It created a chaos for the users because they had to download a scanning app for this. But the IOS 11 camera application now supports barcode recognition automatically which states that anyone who owns an iPhone can instantly scan the barcode and start with the intended app or website.
Text/ Handwriting detection
Because of the improvements in machine learning/ artificial Intelligence, IOS 11 can now translate words from an image into text. It does require a lot of testing but this will be of great help in specific cases where offline printed content is converted into digital content.
IOS 11 has many features you can take advantage of. Is your app ready for it?
Publish Date: June 29, 2017 8:09 AM