Pandemic Drives Consumer, Business Interest In Voice-Assisted Commerce
Jun 25, 2020Read More
Vast numbers of consumers are happy to ask Alexa, Siri or the Google Assistant to play a song, find a recipe or dim the lights in their smart homes. But only a narrow subset of voice assistant enthusiasts would comfortably instruct these tools to make purchases for them – at least before the coronavirus pandemic hit.
How Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Revitalize Insurance Claims Process
Jun 6, 2020Read More
The advancements in areas like machine learning, robotics and IoT devices will bring a drastic shift in the way claims are processed, managed and reported today, thereby resulting in better operational performance and improved customer satisfaction.
The State Of Augmented Intelligence
Jun 1, 2020Read More
A Gartner study released in August 2019 predicts that by 2021, augmented AI “will create $2.9 trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally.
Harnessing The Power Of Voice For Seamless Conversations
May 28, 2020Read More
Long before the Super Bowl commercial with Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi teaching millions of viewers the power of “Hey Alexa,” marketers have debated how to harness the power of this emerging technology.
Alibaba to invest $1B on AI integration with smart speaker
May 21, 2020Read More
Chinese e-commerce giant will use the funds to bolster its artificial intelligence and Internet of Things ecosystem that supports Tmall Genie, including linking more content and services from Alibaba’s wider ecosystem that spans entertainment, healthcare, and education.
How 5G Will Unleash AI
May 8, 2020Read More
When it comes to the 5G roll-out, AI will definitely be supercharged.
5 Conversational AI Companies Tackling COVID-19
May 1, 2020Read More
All of the information here are the words that you read on social media, chats, news channels, advertisements, companies’ taglines, and even hear it over calls (thanks to mandatory IVR warnings). Below are five conversational AI companies that are trying to tackle COVID-19 misinformation.
Voice Assistant Usage Seen Growing To 8.4 Billion Devices
Apr 28, 2020Read More
As consumer usage of voice assistants continues to skyrocket, the companies behind those assistants look for business models to monetize all that voice. Consumers will interact with voice assistants on 8.4 billion devices by 2024, according to a new study by Juniper Research.
What early stage investors really care about
Apr 27, 2020Read More
These days, when fundraising has become even more tricky, it is crucial that entrepreneurs get into the investor mindset if they are to increase their chances of success.
How could COVID-19 change AR/VR’s future?
Apr 25, 2020Read More
COVID-19 is impacting the lives of billions. Early-stage technology markets like virtual and augmented reality are trivial by comparison. However, AR/VR companies are dealing with knock-on effects both positive and negative. This analysis explores the potential future for AR/VR in the context of the silent cyclone we’re all going through.
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Issue 21 - 2020 a Year of COVID, Challenges and Opportunity Like No Other Before
Looking back and looking forward, highlighting key INSIGHTS features and signposts from the past year as well as a focus on the first virtual CES and many other prominent events.Read more
The biggest difference for our team from this year’s CES was the networking and collisions that always occurred for us at the conference.Read more