As indicated earlier, Siri started as a separate smartphone app in 2011 for iOS, which was later on acquired by Apple. Initially, the capabilities of Siri were limited to smartphones and simple functions such as:
- Looking up contacts
- Messaging (SMS)
- Fetching weather updates on user demand, plus other simple queries as mentioned in the previous section
However, Apple's roadmap also extended the capabilities of Siri by closely integrating it with third-party apps and, true to their promise, with the coming of iOS 10, Apple also released SiriKit.
If the user has the following third-party apps installed, he/she can request a ride using Siri:
If the ...