Apple's forthcoming OS X Mountain Lion may have a voice dictation feature with similar functions to Siri, reports 9 To 5 Mac.
Dictation, which is likely a version of the voice command system of the same name that is available on the iPad, may be the next frontier in voice-operated computer input.
The site points to a Safari resource file found in the latest seed of OS X Mountain Lion which suggests that Macs may soon be getting Dictation. According to the find, users will be able to activate the feature by simultaneously pressing both command keys.
Following the release of the iPad 3, it was discovered that the tablet's Dictation feature can collect and send private user data to Apple. "Dictation sends information like your voice input and contacts to Apple to process your request", users are warned.There's no word yet on whether or not this privacy concerned will be addressed in the next version of the tech giant's operating system.
OS X Mountain Lion is currently in developer previews and is expected to be released this summer.
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