Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Facebook Acquires Wit.ai To Help Its Developers With Speech Recognition And Voice Interfaces

Facebook today acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup founded 18 months ago to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces. Wit.ai already has 6,000...

Artificial Intelligence: Cloud to your pocket seen driving growth

Artificial Intelligence ('AI') is a runaway success and we think it is going to be one of the biggest, if not the biggest driver...

DigitalGenius breaks through Bot limitations

Bots seem to be all the rage this week, thanks to the release of Facebook’s Messenger Bot program at F8, but not everyone sees bots as...

Qualcomm reveals deep learning SDK for devices powered by Snapdragon 820 SoC

Aware that its future in mobile SoCs and baseband silicon will always be threatened by the race to the bottom and the rise of...

Google taps Movidius to bring machine learning to the handset

Movidius, a vision processing partner in Google’s Project Tango modular handset platform, is expanding its relationship with the search giant into artificial intelligence, aiming...

Kika Tech Infusing AI Into Emoji Keyboard App

Ric Zhou is a cofounder and head of product for Kika Tech, makers of the Emoji Keyboard app for mobile smartphones, incorporating AI. Partnerships...

Android-powered robot phone – RoboHon – by Sharp now available

Japanese manufacturer Sharp has taken the unusual step of launching a small robot that doubles as an Android cellphone. First previewed at last year’s CEATEC...

“Mini-AI” required for telcos to push AI to the edge

The critical architecture decision that every mobile network operator (MNO) needs to make in the next few months or years is how to balance...

Facebook’s move into the enterprise via bots

The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The industry now is starting to...

Microsoft Buys SwiftKey, the Latest Deal in AI-Hungry Silicon Valley

Microsoft is buying the company behind SwiftKey, a popular app that uses predictive technology to simplify typing on mobile keyboards. In a blog post Wednesday, Microsoft said SwiftKey’s...






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