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Snippet: Siri’s Announce Notifications Detects Image Content in iOS 17.1 ☇

Shared on November 3, 2023

Justin Searls:

I didn’t see this reported elsewhere, but it’s pretty impressive that Siri is now doing realtime recognition of the contents photos (and in this case, animated GIFs!) when announcing messages to your AirPods or via CarPlay.

I noticed this, too—it caught me off guard the other day when it announced that I received an image that looked like a meme and then described a few elements on it. I think this is great for convenience, but also accessibility. I’ll be curious to see how this grows and develops.

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