Cortana Confirmed as the Name of the Windows Phone 8.1 Voice Assistant
Cortana is a Name Taken from a Video Game Series and Adopted for the 8.1 Voice Assistant
Cortana is a name expected with the new Windows Phone 8.1 release. The new Windows Phone 8.1 is round the corner. As we informed the audience, it is expected to be released to users in May. The video emulator leaked recently showed novelties to expect.
We already informed Windows Phone users about Cortana in the WP 8.1. Information was leaked as early as September 2013. Now there is more certainty about the name of the voice assistant in the new version release. Now there is confirmation via a Facebook profile. Windows Phone Lover’s profile shows evidence of the name. Users can expect the new version release with the new voice assistant of Microsoft, Cortana. Windows Phone Lover has extracted the necessary text from MUI files in the emulator we described earlier. Here is the text which shows the name of the voice assistant in Windows Phone 8.1:
Cortana is a name which is taken from the Halo video game series. She is an artificially intelligent character. The design on the character was based on an Egyptian queen. She was called Nefertiti and was considered the epitome of beauty. The news of the voice assistant’s name has spread around. In Wikipedia the article on Cortana includes information that the name will appear as the digital assistant in a forthcoming Windows Phone update.
The much discussed and eagerly awaited Windows Phone 8.1 is also reported to offer media files downloading directly on Windows Phone devices. We already informed users about the new design of the notification center. Now it is called Action Center and is featured in blue. The “blue” Windows Phone 8.1 now has one more detail disclosed, the name of the voice assistant in it.