Developing Conversational Interfaces for iOS

Add Responsive Voice Control to Your Apps

Book Description:

Learn how to incorporate your own conversational interfaces into iOS applications. This book will help you work comfortably multiple frameworks, including Apple’s Speech and SiriKit frameworks; Google’s API.AI conversational interfaces platform; and Facebook’s Wit.ai.

You’ll explore the basics of natural language processing on iOS and see how to develop sentiment analysis with Apple’s new Core ML framework. You’ll also understand the primary challenges conversational interfaces face, and how to future proof your design.

With the introduction of SiriKit and the Speech framework, iOS developers now have huge opportunities to work with conversational interfaces in their apps. The latest advancements in natural language processing and machine learning allow for the development of complex conversational interfaces. This book incorporates all aspects of conversational interfaces on iOS―from voice transcription to natural language processing and entities extraction to text to speech commands.

What You’ll Learn

  • Integrate intelligent voice interfaces into iOS applications
  • Use frameworks to enable voice reactive iOS application
  • Future proof your interface by understanding the expected future trends of voice recognition
Who This Book Is For

Primarily iOS developers, product and innovation managers, and UX experts. It will also be helpful to all developers/managers that want to provide conversational interfaces in their apps.