A couple of days back, Microsoft Chief Research And Strategy Officer, "Craig Mundie" said in an in interview with Forbes that Siri is nothing special and they had this kind of technology in the Windows Phone 7 over a year ago. What was he thinking for saying that? Siri has been the main driving force encouraging people to buy the new iPhone 4S.
Check his interview out yourself in the 4 minute video below:
Note: If you are in a hurry, jump up to 1:50 to listen the Siri part.
Although, they did use this kind of software, but still it was no way near to the versatility and Artificial Intelligence Of Siri. Microsoft surely needs to think out it's strategy before speaking in these kinds of interviews.
What do you think? Was Microsoft's software anywhere near to Siri?