This article originally appeared in VentureBeat as a guest post by Voicebot Managing Editor, Bret Kinsella.
A skit from Burnistoun, a sketch comedy show for BBC Scotland, pokes fun at voice recognition technology.
Gartner predicts 20% of all user interactions with smartphones will take place via virtual personal assistants by 2019.
Mycroft is different. It isn’t a Silicon Valley giant. But, it is competing directly against the biggest tech companies: Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft.
Gartner estimates there will be 6.4 billion IoT devices in use by the end of this year, a 30% increase from 2015.
Cathy Pearl is the Director of User Experience at Sense.ly, the author of the new book from O’Reilly, Designing Voice User Interfaces, and a scheduled speaker at the upcoming Virtual Assistant Summit in San Francisco in late January 2017.
Last January, Mark Zuckerberg announced that he would build his own AI assistant using Facebook tools to run his home. And this month, it became a reality.
Today the Huffington Post reposted an answer to a question that appeared on Quora asking, “How can Amazon Echo win over Google in the long run given Google’s AI superiority?”