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Will Chatbots Signal the End of the Intelligent Virtual Assistant?

Is the Intelligent Virtual Assistant (IVA) market over before it has even begun? Does the emergence of chatbots mean that the IVA is destined to go the way of Vista, Betamax, the LaserDisc and Nest (only kidding) as another brave tech failure? 329 more words

Voice Recognition

Chatbots: A New Customer Service Channel

In bricks and mortar retail we have the concept of footfall, which is the number of people entering a shop or shopping area over a given time frame. 530 more words

Mobile Apps

Apple's Viv: Evolution of the personal digital assistant platform

May 14, 2016. TechCrunch

Voice-controlled assistance is seeing another evolution as it looks to prove its worth as the next shift in human-computer interaction.

Today, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Siri creator… 630 more words

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Google Releases New Tools to Help Computers Learn English

Helping computers understand human speech is a holy grail for computer scientists. Being able to interact vocally or via written word as opposed to a keyboard and mouse opens up a range of scenarios as we’re starting to see from products like Apple Siri and Amazon Echo. 12 more words

Business

Google Releases New Tools to Help Computers Learn English

Helping computers understand human speech is a holy grail for computer scientists. Being able to interact vocally or via written word as opposed to a keyboard and mouse opens up a range of scenarios as we’re starting to see from products like Apple Siri and Amazon Echo. 351 more words

Tech

UBS: Apple must jump into 'bots' like Facebook, Microsoft

”Apple needs to jump into ‘bot’ platform development or its app-based software ecosystem will be threatened, says a UBS report,” Reinhardt Krause reports for Investor’s Business Daily. 114 more words

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Android: Get the phone to listen to you

This is a short introduction to making apps recognize spoken words. We are going to use Google’s API for this, so that it should work on most common Android platforms. 868 more words