Kara Swisher

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Siri: The Full D7 Demo


Siri is a virtual personal assistant for your Apple (AAPL) iPhone or computer, originated at the Stanford Research Institute and spun out as an artificial intelligence project financed by DARPA.

In its demo for Walt Mossberg and me at the seventh D: All Things Digital conference, Siri tried to show how it was an alternative to search to get a user things like tickets and pizza–using a combination of innovative technologies, including speech recognition, natural language processing and semantic Web search.

Here’s the video of the full D7 Siri demo: