According to the newspaper the Information, some time ago Apple was left by one of the key developers of Siri, Tom Gruber. Cupertinos have confirmed the departure of one of the “founding fathers” branded voice assistant. However, the Gruber decision not to continue work on Siri is not expected to affect the project.
Gruber started working on a voice assistant before Apple bought Siri Inc. Together with them on this project worked two more persons — Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer. The three of them stood at the origins of Siri. However, Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer left Apple in 2011 and 2012 due to disagreements with the leadership of Apple.
According to The Information, in the near future That Gruber plans to move away from voice assistants. Instead, he will be engaged in personal projects in conservation of the oceans.
Recall that since that time, the cupertinos have been able to bring to the team Siri quite a lot of new employees. It hinted a large number of open vacancies. In addition, just last week it became known about the transition to Apple, former Executive Director of Google John Giannandrea. According to reports, the new place of work he should engage in the development of ML Core technology and work on Siri.