Sunday, November 1, 2015

How to use Siri and universal search on the new Apple TV [Video]

Two years after the presentation of the third-generation Apple TV, Apple updated multimedia console. Friday started selling Apple TV with support for fourth generation of voice assistant Siri and application store.

The new model features advanced hardware features, the updated console with touch-sensitive surface and support voice assistant Siri. Integrating personal assistant now means that Apple TV owners can search for content and control the playback, giving a voice command device. The technology is already available to users in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK.

Siri interacts with universal search, which is a basic way to search for new TV programs, movies and applications. Assistant lets you search for content by genre, actor, director, popularity, age; pauses playing, use the rewind. There are also special features. For example, if you ask Siri «What did he say?" While watching a movie or television, set-top box rewind a few seconds ago.

Currently, universal search is limited to a small number of sources, including Netflix, iTunes, Hulu HBO Go and Showtime. But Apple is planning to open API, which will take advantage of this feature, application developers.

In the video below you can see how the voice assistant on the new Apple TV:

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