Want to have an ASMR whisper session with Apple’s virtual assistant Siri? Coming soon.

ASMR Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response UniversityA December 14, 2017 application from Apple to the US patent Office shows Apple’s interest  to patent, “a digital assistant that is capable of detecting a whispered speech input and providing a whispered speech response.”

Why would you want Siri to whisper to you?

One benefit could be to have a digital whisper bot in your pocket for ASMR sessions.  Siri would not be the first virtual ASMR artist though, Amazon’s Alexa can already whisper (see link at bottom).

I don’t think ASMR sessions are Apple’s intent.  Their proposed benefit is more about privacy and courtesy.

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