without confirmation from Microsoft), the fictional artificially intelligent being that first appeared in the xBox videogame “HALO: Combat Evolved” and its sequels, is being recruited to be the “Siri-equivalent” for Windows-based phones and tablets.
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Live webcast from Opus Research evaluating companies who’ve taken leadership in defining Intelligent Virtual Assistant for enterprise, customer care and self-service.
On February 4th, speech-processing specialist Sestek completed an investment in Botego, acquiring 30% of the company.
IBM is following its own best practice as it moves the “cognitive computing” tools and resources that comprises Jeopardy-winning Watson into a developer-accessible, cloud-based resource.
Self-service professionals, speech scientists and VUI (voice user interface) experts, alike, are grappling with a new set of challenges borne of the need to support search, command and control and e-commerce in a “post-PC” but “pre-PVA” world.
Piper Jaffray’s Analyst Gene Munster reportedly issued a research note to clients speculating that Apple will exclude Siri from a forthcoming, low-cost version of the iPhone 5. Upon reflection it is my belief that such a tactic would be a big mistake.
Google’s new phone, the Moto X, enables its owners to take command of their digitized world without pressing a button, making a gesture or touching a screen.
Siri Co-Founder Norman Wanarsky joins Interactions Corp. and Opus Research in a live webcast on mobile “personal virtual assistants”
In a transaction that is scheduled to close during the 3rd quarter of 2013, Nuance Communications is acquiring Tweddle Connect, a Seattle-based company whose technology powers the Entune™ “Infotainment” system that graces a growing number of Lexus and Toyota nameplates.
Big Blue introduced Watson Engagement Advisor at the SmarterCommerce Global Summit in Nashville, TN.