Chinese firm files case against Apple's Siri technology
Beijing: Apple Inc. is once again locked in an intellectual property rights dispute in China, with a Chinese company accusing the US electronics giant of infringing its patent on voice-activated digital assistance technology.
Representatives of Apple appeared in a Shanghai court yesterday to respond to the case filed by Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co, the developer of a voice technology called Xiao i Robot.
The Chinese firm alleged that Apple's Siri infringed the patent it holds related to "a type of instant messaging chat robot system." Siri, included in Apple's iPhone 4S, responds to a user's commands through voice-recognition software.
"We noticed iPhone 4S' digital assistance Siri copied Xiao i Robot's artificial intelligence technology when it came out in 2011.
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