With a view to choosing Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Apple is upgrading Siri with the capability to play music from third party music apps. The Cupertino giant has expanded the SiriKit frame to deliver support for third party sound apps, such as music, podcasts, and audiobooks. This implies in the long run, you would be able to ask Siri to play with your favorite music track in Spotify or through Amazon Music. It’s theorized that the new experience would come into force beginning the launch of iOS 13 and iPadOS.
In the WWDC 2019 keynote on Monday, Apple briefly mentioned SiriKit — without elaborating any upgrades. The business primarily highlighted Siri’s ability to read your incoming messages through AirPods using SiriKit support. But, one of the newsroom articles on the company’s website confirms the framework has got the much-awaited ability to encourage third-party audio apps.
“SiriKit adds support for third-party sound programs, including songs, podcasts, and audiobooks, so developers can now integrate Siri directly into their iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS programs, giving users the capability to control their songs with a simple voice command,” the company stated in its own post.
As noted from MacRumors, Apple would be able to Allow users to use Spotify through Siri with the new movement. It is important to mention that Spotify recently filed a complaint against Apple and reportedly specified that one of its own concerns is Siri’s inability in playing tracks from third-party resources.
The upgrade to SiriKit would solve one of Spotify’s worries and ultimately enable Apple users to play audio using their favourite third-party programs. In addition, the coming of iOS 13 and iPadOS is likely to bring the new change as early as later this year.