The Implications of Google Duplex

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: The recent¬†demonstration of Google Duplex by CEO Sundar Pichai has grabbed the world’s attention. The demo shows a pre-recorded, and supposedly realtime, interaction between an experimental Google voice assistant, called Google Duplex, interacting with a receptionist at …

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Smart Speakers? Meh. Intelligent Assistants? Yeah!

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: Ever since the launch of Amazon’s Echo device in 2014, its seems that every month brings a new development in dedicated devices that process voice commands and perform actions. However, what exactly are these devices? The popular …

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The Cognilytica Voice Assistant Benchmark

This post was featured in our Cognilytica Newsletter, with additional details. Didn’t get the newsletter? Sign up here: Out with Chatbots, In with Conversational Interfaces Much of the human brain is devoted to generating, sensing, processing, and understanding speech and communications in its various forms. When humans were building their first civilizations we were also …

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AI Today Podcast #026: Cognilytica Tested Voice Assistants, And You Might Be Surprised by the Results

Chatbots, er… maybe we really mean Conversational Interfaces… are becoming more and more ubiquitous and part of our every day business and consumer lives. There’s a wide variety of both text- and voice-based conversational interfaces and devices. But the ones we’re most familiar with are the voice-based ones that sit on our countertops and office …

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