Upon visiting Berlin’s IFA2107 — Germany’s answer to CES — recently, there was one word I kept hearing: Alexa. In the consumer hardware space, it’s a great time to be Amazon, if the sheer number of hardware companies jumping on the Alexa bandwagon are anything to go by. Only today it was revealed that Amazon is working […]
Microsoft has unveiled the first smart thermostat that comes with integrated Cortana voice controls, built in partnership with Johnson Controls, an Irish manufacturing conglomerate. The thermostat, named GLAS, will run the Windows 10 IoT Core operating system, designed for Internet of Things devices like smart fridges, smoke detectors, and door locks. Users will be able […]
As part of yesterday’s WorldWide Developer Conference (WWDC) Google launched their foray into home connectivity with the HomePad called by Apple CEO Tim Cook, “breakthrough home speaker with amazing sound and incredible intelligence that will reinvent home audio.” Don’t overlook the last word, in his statement, despite the desire some will have to group HomePad with […]
Researchers have developed a low-power chip that promises to significantly reduce speech recognition energy demands, paving the way for further miniaturization of artificial intelligence (AI). India’s Deccan Chronicle reports on a new chip developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that is specialized for AI speech recognition. The new microprocessor uses just 1% of the […]
Nokia might be working on a personal assistant to compete with Siri, Google Now, and Cortana, if it follows through with a new trademark application. The Finnish networking giant said Viki will combine ‘all data sources into a single chat and voice interface’, but did not reveal anything else about the personal assistant. See Also: […]
Windows chats up Android users in public beta.
A few things single-paw users and voice fans can look forward to.
Your iPhone is about to know a lot more about you.
Why Microsoft wants you to talk to rival mobile platforms.
Google Now will be even better Google Soon.
It’s a Google Now that anyone can use and modify.
With … a talking speaker!
There can be only one.
Here comes the post-Windows 8 future.
We should get a peek next month.
Microsoft’s hard road to viability in the smartphone market starts at the end of this week.
Microsoft learned from both Apple and Google and then made its own mobile personal assistant unique.
Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1 today with a brand new personal assistant, Cortana.