Apple’s Siri is the most talked about voice recognition/information application in 2011, introduced for Apple iPhone 4S. An unique and new app Ask Ziggy (developed by Shai Leib) has been introduced for Windows Phone users. It can be used as personal assistant by using voice recognition to perform basic tasks on Windows Phone platform based handsets.
Ask Ziggy app can "translate human speech into transcribed text. Then text will be analyzed for patterns to detect commands or general queries and commands will translated to perform routine phone tasks such as such as the ability to place calls or send texts just by speaking it, emailing, texting, calling. Ask Ziggy can also make mathematical questions, random trivia, post updates to Twitter/Facebook/Live, weather check, getting directions, flight status and much more.
Windows Phone 7 users can download the Ask Ziggy app for free (ad-free too) from Windows Market Place. Or else you hit the following links to grab it. Your handset should be running Windows Phone 7.5 version to use this app.
Check out more screenshots and video demo of the Ask Ziggy app after the break.