“Thanks to a vendor called Satisfi Labs, we’ll soon know just as much about those who attend games as Brad Pitt (playing Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane) and his staff learn about their players in the 2011 hit film.
“Because our product can track conversations that fans have with the assistant, we’ve found that people ask for simple things in a variety of ways,” White explained. “We have more than two million conversations about buying a ticket. We’ve found that there are 68 unique ways that people ask where the nearest bathroom is.”
“Amazon announced a heap of devices this week, including five new Echo smart speakers, more Ring smart home security and new Alexa commands. But the new Echo Frames smart glasses ($180) and Echo Loop smart ring ($130) were the two that stole headlines.
These wearable devices put Amazon’s digital Alexa assistant on your body in a way that’s different than the more expected earbuds route (though there are new Echo Buds, too, for $130 or £120). By bringing Alexa to your face and your hand, Amazon might be trying to get more personal with the little voice in the device.”
“Active.Ai today announced that it is partnering with Visa to provide banks and credit unions with out-of-the-box conversational artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. Combining the power of Visa APIs with Active’s AI platform, Active.AI aims to power solutions, such as chatbots, to make conversational AI platforms easier for financial institutions to deploy and more intuitive for their customers to use.”
“Soul Machines, a New Zealand based deep science & technology company and Bank ABC, announce “Fatema,” a fully autonomous, AI-driven Digital Human who will be an integral part of the Bank’s customer experience. The ‘digital employee’ accumulates experiences, learns, and responds to customers individually through experiential learning, adding human-like intelligence to AI. Fatema uses an AI-powered Digital Brain to engage personally with customers and will work alongside Bank ABC’s mobile-only bank team to offer a multi-faceted, personalized customer service experience.”
“We’ve been working to create a digital assistant that can help you schedule meetings so there are no more back and forth emails. Learn how you can delegate the creation of your meetings to Scheduler. Scheduler uses natural language processing to understand your needs and negotiate an appropriate time with your invitees, find you a room, and add an online meeting.”