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HTC May Launch Its Own Siri  
 
The screenshot of HTC's voice recognition software is fake as confirmed by the company. The entire episode might be a marketing teaser as HTC may include a voice recognition software in its upcoming Sense UI.    
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Monday, June 25, 2012 Considering all the buzz surrounding Taiwan-based HTC planning its own Siri rival, it seems like the company may actually introduce it in the coming days. A screenshot of HTC One X featuring a voice recognition software, much like Apple’s Siri or Samsung’s S-Voice was posted on HTC's official Twitter page. But later, a follow-up tweet by HTC’s Jeff Gordon dismissed the talks and mentioned that the screenshot was a fake designed for HTC’s Pet Week.


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The screenshot showcased the software respond to a barking dog. So, is HTC focusing on dogs for their own Siri? In a report by Android Community author Cory Gunther, “It looks like HTC has been having some fun this afternoon at the expense of blogs and HTC Android fans everywhere. Tossing up a picture on their official Twitter teasing an upcoming S-Voice and Siri rival voice assistant program — only for dogs. Everyone quickly jumped on it thinking the dog part was just a cover, but yes, this was indeed fake.” The report adds, “After posting the photo there was a wave of comments, speculation, and posts popping up everywhere, but it appears this was indeed a fake for “pet week” — confirmed by Jeff Gordon at HTC.”

Now, there could be two possibilities. One- it is a rumour. Two- this might be a marketing teaser as the company might be including a voice recognition software in its upcoming Sense UI.

Following Apple and Samsung, LG Electronics too introduced its own voice recognition software named Quick Voice.

Debashis Sarkar, EFYTIMES News Network


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