Microsoft announced last year that it had reached speech recognition transcription parity with human transcribers. That milestone had a 5.9%..
Microsoft announced today that there is a new Fitbit Cortana skill accessible across Windows, Android and iOS devices. This is..
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Amazon acquired Graphiq to enhance Alexa. Graphiq is a semantic search and data..
Microsoft and Johnson Control have partnered together to build a new thermostat named GLAS. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing,..
As more voice assistants and their smart speaker devices enter the market, it can be difficult to view the rise of voice assistants as a whole. Contrary to popular belief, voice assistants didn’t start with the launch of the Amazon Echo.
Amazon Alexa skills in the U.S. passed 15,000 for the first time on June 30, 2017. Voicebot was first to..
The new browser wars are upon us and Microsoft knows a thing or two about how to compete. Voice assistants..
Apple announced the HomePod smart speaker last week and with it introduced a new competitor to Amazon Echo and Google..
One challenge with voice and virtual assistants is making them seem human – and even having a sense of humor...
Microsoft wants to use Cortana as a virtual instruction manual for other devices per a filed patent first spotted by MSPoweruser.