Microsoft to bring more improvements to Cortana, including multi-user support

Microsoft to bring more improvements to Cortana, including multi-user support
Despite fierce competition in the digital personal assistant market, Microsoft continues to support Cortana and include her on just about every device and app it can. Although it didn't announce any new plans for Cortana yet, there are hints Microsoft's assistant will get a brand new feature sooner rather than later.

Apparently, Cortana will soon offer users one nifty capability: multi-user support. The new feature has already appeared for some Xbox and Harman Kardon Invoke users, WindowsCentral reports, but a wider rollout is likely to happen soon.

The new option enables users to train Cortana to recognize their own voice, as well as up to five other people. In other words, six people will have no troubles in using the same device running Cortana, as long as they've trained the digital personal assistant to recognize their voice.

If you want to train Cortana to recognize your voice, you may find the new option in the Cortana Device Setup menu, although, even though it may show up on your device, it may not work for just yet.

Other digital assistants like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offer multi-user support for quite some time, so Microsoft's move is just bringing Cortana on par with the competition.

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3 Comments

1. miketer

Posts: 505; Member since: Apr 02, 2015

Compared to all other, this is one classy and elegant digital assistant.

3. Atechguy0

Posts: 918; Member since: Aug 03, 2018

She is the harder to code compared to Alexa or Assistant. But then again Cortana is still better than Siri. Which nobody can extend Siri at all.

2. KonSkl

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 03, 2016

Cortana is very good but we still need multi-language support from microsoft. In that aspect google is miles ahead

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