Microsoft and apple for more touch of different road. Apple released the iPhone in 2007, and will be more touch function into mobile equipment. Microsoft’s main more touch product is Suface desktop, priced at $8400, early patient will deliver goods. For natural user interface research, Microsoft Kinect for psu on Xbox 360 with a body feeling controller, and apple is launched Siri speech assistant. Today in an interview with the fortune magazine, Microsoft chief strategy and research Craig Mundie said the iPhone 4 S proprietary function Siri and nothing special, Microsoft a year before the release of Windows Phone 7 operating system has the same function.
Mundie admitted that Microsoft can from apple to the promotion Siri learn something. Mundie said Windows Phone 7 of speech recognition system with Bing search engine combined with, you can also consult anything.
This is not the first time Microsoft executives laugh at apple products. When the iPhone release, Microsoft CEO ballmer laughed iPhone is too expensive, and no keyboard. But then iPhone to be the world’s most successful mobile phones. Google Android competent Andy Rubin also think that people don’t need Siri, he said mobile phones should be people communication tools, not assistant.