Saturday, December 17, 2011

Google Majel: A Siri Killer For Android

Google Majel: A Siri Killer For Android

Very few things are unique nowadays or they tend to remain like this only for a short while, especially on the IT market where it is almost impossible to invent something to become a hard to replicate competitive advantage.

Ever since the release of the iPhone 4S and the introduction of Siri until now enough time has passed in which the Android world “drooled” over the features of the first personal assistent.

So rumor has it that Google is working on the second personal assistant known as Majel, probably inspired by the Star Trek movies.

The surprise is the fact that we might benefit from the services of this assistant by the end of the year. Majel has every chance to replace the current Android: Voice Actions, who right now is much below Siri. In other words, to be successful, the new vocal system has to recognize more natural expressions and to be capable of fulfilling a extended set of tasks and requirements from users.

A move like this from Google is understandable if we were to consider the huge amount of data Google has. Basically, Apple gave the start and we are not going to be surprised if we see Majel overcome Siri in a heartbeat.

It remains to be seen when and how we are going to met the long awaited personal assistant from Google.