You don't see too many interfaces between an Apple iPhone and Arduino so this one takes our interest. Nico Ritschel put together some handy code with Ruby and a Siri proxy that in a nutshell allows it to listen and send the commands to an Arduino, and then return with the result back to Siri. Although it may seem like overkill, it does work - for example:
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