• Say “Aloha”: A closer look at Facebook's voice ambitions

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook has been a bit slow to adopt the voice computing revolution. It has no voice assistant, its smart speaker is still in development, and some apps like Instagram aren't full equipped for audio communication. But much of that is set to change judging by experiments discovered in Facebook's code, plus new patent filings.
    Developing voice functionality could give people more ways to use Facebook in their home or on the go. Its forthcoming Portal smart speaker is reportedly designed for easy video chatting with distant family, including seniors and kids that might have trouble with...
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  • 5 must-follow rules of voice computing from Google Assistant's Scott Huffman

    5 must-follow rules of voice computing from Google Assistant's Scott Huffman

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    Driven by advances in machine learning, conversational AI like the kind at play in Alexa, Google Assistant, and other prominent virtual assistants is only going to grow in adoption as the biggest tech companies in the world compete to put their assistants in your home, workplace, and car. Today people are more likely to use assistants for the basic...
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