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Amazon Introduces Features To Make Alexa More Human

04/29/2017, As much as we try to give our AI human-sounding names, due to the way AIs are programmed to speak, it is pretty obvious when you hear it. However Amazon is looking to change that by introducing SSML support for Alexa. This will allow developers to...

Apple’s Echo Competitor Will Reportedly Look Like A Mac Pro

04/28/2017, Following the success of the Amazon Echo, we started hearing rumors that companies such as Apple and Google could follow suit. Google indeed did launch their own take in the form of the Google Home, but Apple’s version has yet to surface. We have heard...

Google Releases Google Assistant SDK For Third-Party Devices

04/27/2017, If there is one reason why Amazon’s Echo platform is gaining traction so quickly is simply because unlike Apple’s Siri, Amazon did not choose to lock it into its own ecosystem. Instead the company opened it up and allowed other developers and hardware...

This Short Film Used AI To Write Its Script

04/26/2017, We know that there will come a day when a lot of jobs could potentially be taken over by robots. After all with robots never needing rest, they don’t complain, they don’t have many demands, it makes sense why robots would be a more efficient employee...

AI Can Now Be Used To Predict Heart Attacks

04/16/2017, It has been stressed many times the importance of going for regular checkups, especially if you’re older. This is because checkups can help doctors detect possible health problems, which means that you might be able to catch certain things early, thus...

Yelp Will Begin Testing Robot Food Delivery In San Francisco

04/12/2017, It is no secret that many companies envision a future in which robots will do a lot of the heavy lifting, whether it be in a factory, or simple tasks like food delivery. In fact that future is very near because it seems that Yelp’s Eat24 will be testing...

Researchers Working To Get AI To Cooperate On Surveillance

04/12/2017, We’re sure you’ve seen in the movies where upon locking in onto the face of a subject, they can be tracked through an entire city as various cameras placed around the city can somehow be on the lookout for that person and keep them in view. In real...

This AI Can Turn Paintings Into Photographs

04/04/2017, Have you ever wondered what a painting might look like if it had been a photograph? We suppose unless it is based on an actual location, we will probably have to use our imagination, but that might no longer be the case in the future. This is thanks to...

Soon You’ll Be Able To Play Text Adventure Games With Google Home

03/31/2017, Gaming can come in all sorts of forms, whether you’re rolling physical dice with board games, or typing away on games like MUDs, or donning a virtual reality headset and piloting a spaceship. This is why it doesn’t surprise us that developers have...

Samsung’s Bixby Will Only Understand English And Korean For Now

03/30/2017, With the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, it seems that Samsung is getting into the voice assistant game (again) with the launch of Bixby. Extensive tests have yet to be done on Bixby so it is unclear how well it performs against the competition,...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Wants To Connect Brains With Computers

03/27/2017, Elon Musk is a man with pretty huge ambitions and one that isn’t afraid to dream big, at least that’s what we can tell from his ventures so far whether it be Tesla, SpaceX, the Hyperloop, or digging a tunnel underground to help circumvent traffic....

Google Home Just Gained A Bunch Of New Skills

03/26/2017, Just like how smartphone apps really help to make a platform great (or terrible), skills are what make devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Assistant more functional and useful. Now Amazon’s Alexa has had a headstart on Google and boasts over 10,000...

Marriott Testing Siri And Alexa For Its Hotel Rooms

03/23/2017, Hotels are getting smarter and more hi-tech in this day and age, what with certain hotels choosing to equip their rooms with smart locks that can be unlocked via smartphones, or like the Wynn Las Vegas which has equipped its rooms with Amazon Echo...