Apple's tvOS 16.2 Update Recognizes Multiple Voices
With the new tvOS 16.2 software update that began rolling out last week, Apple TV 4K, Apple's digital media player and smart TV hub, now lets Siri recognize and differentiate up to six different voices.
The virtual assistant can now be trained to recognize six voices and can seamlessly switch between profiles based on who's speaking. Personalized recommendations can be customized according to the stored user profiles. Individual histories will also be locked behind the individual profiles.
Users can set up voice recognition for their Apple IDs on iPhones, iPads, or iPod touch devices, then use Siri to switch profiles or to get customized recommendations on Apple TV. Siri helps users search for movies, TV shows, music, or apps; find actors or directors they like; control playback; open apps; and even ask about sports, weather, and stocks. Siri doesn’t talk back on Apple TV like it does on iPhone and other devices, but it’ll carry out requests and display the results on screen.