The difference between ‘good enough’ and better
If someone said they wanted to control their phone with voice, most designers and developers would have come up with something like Android Voice Actions, which basically mimic things you’d normally do with your phone’s touchscreen. Voice Actions are definitely a ‘good enough’ solution to using voice commands to control the phone.
But what if you wanted to do better? After all, voice is a totally different interface, so why bring over the baggage of the touchscreen when you’re not going to use it?
Notice how the Apple video introducing Siri has no narration, and how the Android video ends with, “I know that’s a lot to remember…”
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