Virtual Assistant

Showing of 1 - 20 from 24 results
Virtual Assistant - Total results - 24
Amazon's Alexa will now be able to speak to you in Samuel L. Jackson's voice
News & Analysis

Amazon's Alexa will now be able to speak to you in Samuel L. Jackson's voice

Amazon's celebrity voice feature will cost $0.99, Senior VP David Limp said at an event in Seattle.

In attempt to make Alexa conversational, it now talks about dog defecation, murder
News & Analysis

In attempt to make Alexa conversational, it now talks about dog defecation, murder

While making Alexa communicative, to ensure she doesn't offend anyone has been a challenge.

Apple is working on a feature to allow Siri to send a smart response to callers whose calls you've declined
News & Analysis

Apple is working on a feature to allow Siri to send a smart response to callers whose calls you've declined

According to the patent published by the US Patent and Trademark Office, the tech giant is reportedly working to make its digital assistant Siri to help provide the caller with a reason on why the call was rejected through a text message.

Google Duplex AI stokes heated debate for its ‘human voice’
News & Analysis

Google Duplex AI stokes heated debate for its ‘human voice’

The technology has turned very critical for Google, which is still mulling on how to unleash it into the market.

Xiaomi introduces its own virtual assistant called Xiao Ai in China
News & Analysis

Xiaomi introduces its own virtual assistant called Xiao Ai in China

Xiaomi's virtual assistant called as Xiao Ai is now available in China and there are less chances of its coming to India.

Amazon Alexa gets a new 'Brief mode' option that makes it less chatty by cutting down on unnecessary responses
News & Analysis

Amazon Alexa gets a new 'Brief mode' option that makes it less chatty by cutting down on unnecessary responses

Where Alexa would normally respond with “OK” or some other such appropriate response to a query, there is now an option to make Alexa respond with a beep.

How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy
News & Analysis

How smart virtual personal assistants can incubate human empathy

Mobile technology giants have been making it happen, with their Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) that have been strengthening the human-machine relationship.

About 93 percent Indians feel positive about bots and virtual assistant: Survey
News & Analysis

About 93 percent Indians feel positive about bots and virtual assistant: Survey

The survey, by technology giant Cisco, revealed that employees from Mexico (97 percent) and China (96 percent) also desired a virtual assistant at work.

Google Assistant to recognise the song playing near you; new update rolling out to enable the feature
News & Analysis

Google Assistant to recognise the song playing near you; new update rolling out to enable the feature

The new update is now rolling out to all Android devices that enable Google Assistant, will help all users who have access to Google Assistant.

ICICI Bank's AI-powered chatbot iPal completes 6 million responses, interacts with 3.1 million customers in eight months
News & Analysis

ICICI Bank's AI-powered chatbot iPal completes 6 million responses, interacts with 3.1 million customers in eight months

8 months since the launch, the bank has released some numbers: 6 million queries answered and 3.1 million customers have interacted with 90% accuracy rate.

Facebook adds three new artificial intelligence based 'quick replies' to the M, the virtual assistant on Messenger
News & Analysis

Facebook adds three new artificial intelligence based 'quick replies' to the M, the virtual assistant on Messenger

Facebook has added three new automatic suggestions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the Messenger app's virtual assistant 'M'.

Leveraging artificial intelligence to make e-commerce platforms more accessible to consumers
Biztech

Leveraging artificial intelligence to make e-commerce platforms more accessible to consumers

The e-commerce landscape is exploding with the world players joining the battle with home grown startups.

The future of the Indian banking industry after a decade of scrupulous control
Startup

The future of the Indian banking industry after a decade of scrupulous control

The Indian banking industry is opening up in a big way with the introduction of Payments Bank along with wallet operators entering the non-bank space.

Am I Digital – Ten ways to embrace digital technologies in your life
News & Analysis

Am I Digital – Ten ways to embrace digital technologies in your life

Everyone is getting digitalised in some way or the other in their lives today without even being aware of it.

Ahead of Galaxy Note 8 launch, Samsung's digital assistant Bixby Voice can now understand multiple languages
News & Analysis

Ahead of Galaxy Note 8 launch, Samsung's digital assistant Bixby Voice can now understand multiple languages

Currently Bixby is working in sync with native apps however, the makers are looking forward to synchronise with third-party apps as well.

Microsoft's Cortana app for Android gets a major update
News & Analysis

Microsoft's Cortana app for Android gets a major update

Microsoft has updated the Android version of its artificial intelligence assistant Cortana that is available on the Google Play Store in certain countries.

Developers discover further evidence that Google Assistant is coming to Chrome OS
News & Analysis

Developers discover further evidence that Google Assistant is coming to Chrome OS

It clear now that the voice assistant will arrive on Google's Chrome OS but it's hard to tell when this integration will happen.

Emotion Artificial Intelligence will personalize interactions
Biztech

Emotion Artificial Intelligence will personalize interactions

Emotion-sensing systems will appear in devices as a result of the rise of intelligent agents, such as virtual assistants.

Google's virtual assistant is facing widespread outage on 'Home' devices
News & Analysis

Google's virtual assistant is facing widespread outage on 'Home' devices

Google Assistant, the virtual assistant that powers Google Home is spitting out errors instead of controlling smart home devices and answering questions.

Amazon Echo Show: All you need to know about the new screen-based Echo device
News & Analysis

Amazon Echo Show: All you need to know about the new screen-based Echo device

The new Echo Show from Amazon doubles as a video conference call unit and offers other functionality.