The annual CES event never disappoints and just like they always do, CES 2020 was full of exciting things to behold! While other companies were fixated on the future of artificial intelligence, Samsung went ahead and brought futuristic AI and revealed Neon. Neon is an AI chatbot that was made from the company’s Star Labs advanced research division. However, we’ve known chatbots for over 10 years now, so what made Neon particularly interesting?What Neon is NOT!
Explaining new technology requires a little bit of sensitivity because of its unprecedented nature. Neon is not meant to be a replacement or improvement of the current generation of digital assistants [...]
It’s always great to meet new people and explore new places. However, language barriers still prevent us from talking to each other effectively. Google is making the situation less painful with Google Assistant’s impeccable interpreter feature. Regardless of who you’re communicating with or what language you speak, Google Assistant now lets you communicate by translating 27 different languages.
The new Interpreter Mode is a feature that was released earlier this year for Google Home devices, Smart Displays and smartphones. Google started to test out the feature at the concierge and front desks of hotels like Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and Dream [...]
Back in September, Amazon announced that Samuel L. Jackson’s voice would be coming to an Alexa speaker near you. As of today, that interminable wait is over, and for just $1 you can tell Alexa to answer all sorts of questions with the man himself — though, sadly, he can’t help when it comes to lots of things.https://m.media-amazon.com/images/G/01/skillstore/jasmine/video1.mp4
If you didn’t know, Amazon Echo and Google Home devices are listening to you. In fact, smart speakers can record what you say and share those recordings with Amazon and Google employees. This can be super disturbing.
Back in April, a report found that Amazon workers are actually listening to Alexa voice commands and transcribing users’ Alexa recordings. Amazon came to back themselves by saying that they have always been honest that its digital assistant is a work in progress. As they state in Alexa’s FAQ page, Amazon uses data to train “these systems,” and the more it uses, the better Alexa works. What’s more, training Alexa with a voice recording [...]