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Adobe Acquires Sayspring to Bring Voice-Based Digital Experience to Life

Sayspring'Pricing Plans Will See a Major Overhaul, Will Release New Updates in the Future Adobe is all set to enhance its voice-based technology with Sayspring. The New York-based, year-old startup allows creators to design voice applications without coding. This will prove beneficial for Adobe’s future plans. “We have been actively experimenting with voice interfaces across our product offerings over the past few years, and we’re excited to take the next step forward with the acquisition of Sayspring, Inc.,” said…

AppSwarm To Develop Application Skills For Amazon Alexa With Programming Team

AppSwarm Partners with and Assists Other Development Firms in Technology Development, Business Management, and Funding Needs AppSwarm, a technology company specializing in the accelerated development and publishing of mobile apps, announced plans to develop a suite of applications for Amazon Echo using Alexa Skills Kit. The company plans to develop a suite of voice recognition applications for the Amazon Echo focusing on personal, business, and entertainment utilizing the Amazon Skills Kit, and Video Skills Kit.…

IRIO Mobile Marketing Launches New Chat Product For Customer Engagement

Company Provides Real-Time Communication Option to Convert Sales and Generate Qualified Leads Faster IRIO, a cloud-based SaaS platform that creates custom SMS/MMS solutions for businesses seeking effective communication and engagement with audiences, announces the release of their Live Chat Solution. The program is a cutting-edge adaption to the advancement in chatbots, AI, and the quest to achieve optimum customer service and support through a mobile device. While the digital world evolves, IRIO keeps the power of the…

Inbenta Releases New APIs And SDKs For Its Enterprise Chatbot

Companies Gain More Power and Flexibility Accessing Chatbot Features Like Transactional Intelligence, Context Awareness, and Seamless Escalation via Inbenta's New APIs and SDKs Inbenta, the natural language search and conversational platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI), today announced the release of its new APIs and SDKs for its enterprise chatbot technology. "The foundation of all customer engagement is the ability to identify customers' needs and to deliver logical, meaningful, timely resolutions,"…

Spiceworks Study Reveals 40 Percent of Large Businesses Will Implement Intelligent Assistants or Chatbots by 2019

New Study Shows Microsoft Cortana Is the Most Commonly Used Intelligent Assistants in the Workplace Spiceworks announced the results of a new survey examining the adoption and usage of intelligent assistants and AI chatbots in the workplace. The results show that within the next 12 months, 40 percent of large businesses – those with more than 500 employees – expect to implement one or more intelligent assistants or AI chatbots on company-owned devices, compared to 25 percent of mid-size companies and 27 percent of small…

Mondly Launches MondlyAR: The First Augmented Reality Experience That Uses Speech Recognition to Teach Languages

Mondly Introduces MondlyAR, the First Language Learning App Powered by Augmented Reality and Chatbots with Speech Recognition. MondlyAR offers virtual lessons and purposeful conversations in seven languages (French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, American and British English). Throughout the experience, a virtual teacher carries humanlike conversations with the user, processes spoken language, offers instant feedback and replies with a human voice. Mondly, one of the most popular languages learning platforms…

Helpshift Unveils SensAI: AI Tech Designed Specifically for Customer Service

New AI-Powered Capabilities Allow Enterprises to Optimize Support Operations and Deliver Superior Customer Service at Scale Helpshift, the company revolutionizing the customer service industry, announced the release of SensAI, the first artificial intelligence natively built for customer service. Using SensAI, brands can automate the support process to make service interactions more human—while reducing time to resolution, optimizing operations, lowering overhead in the contact center, and improving day-to-day life for…

How Chatbots Are Changing the Way Research Is Done

Chatbots Can Share a Multitude of Information and Messages with the Survey Respondents Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Chatbot technologies are changing the way work gets done with many industries across geographies adopting these technologies into their everyday work to improve productivity. Where Does This Leave the Research Industry? Surveys moved from offline to online with the introduction of web surveys. Although innovative at the time, this methodology has not really changed in the last two…

Two-Thirds of Voice-Assisted Device Owners Never Purchase Through Them: Episerver Study

Episerver's Annual Benchmark Report Reveals Consumers Have Been Slow to Adopt Smartwatches and Voice-Assisted Devices for Shopping and Browsing Even though it seems everyone is talking about voice-assisted devices and smartwatches, the majority of consumers don't own these new devices, and even fewer use them to complete purchases, according to a recently released study by Episerver, the company transforming digital experiences. For its annual "Reimagining Commerce: Global Findings" report, Episerver surveyed 4,000…

PowerPost Launches PowerIQ – First Virtual Assistant for Content Marketers

PowerIQ To Deliver AI-Driven Content Technology PowerPost, a leading content marketing platform, has today announced the launch of PowerIQ Virtual Assistant, a unique content intelligence technology that takes the guesswork out of content marketing. PowerIQ provides brand marketers access to real-time intelligence, competitive insights and identifies the most successful content produced by competitors and industry influencers. "PowerIQ is a cross between a virtual research assistant and a content coach. For…

Voicera Secures $20 Million Series A Financing Backed by Leading VC, Enterprise and Collaboration Players

Voicera's Eva, a Fast-Growing Enterprise Virtual Assistant, Now Offers Full Transcription and Debrief Functionality to All Meetings Voicera announced that it has closed its Series A round of financing, which, combined with its seed round, brings total funds raised to $20 million. This recent round will fund the continued rollout of the company's innovative voice collaboration artificial intelligence (AI) system that transforms meetings into productive, accountable, efficient parts of an enterprise's day. The Series A was…

Crunchbot Allows Users to Talk To and Get Answers from their Data Viz Apps

Startup CrunchBot.Ai Comes out of Stealth Mode for a BETA Release of Their Product Designed to Improve How Users Get Answers from Data Visualization Software Crunch Data, an Enterprise Information Management solution provider has spun off Crunchbot.ai, a product designed to help customers get more value from their data visualization software investments. Crunchbot, also known as AIDA (Artificially Intelligent Data Analyst), quickly culls massive amounts of information across multiple business analytics systems to render…

Conversica Customer CenturyLink to Present at B2B Marketing Exchange Conference

Award-Winning Marketing Leader Kate Cindric Federhar to Share How Conversica’s AI Sales Assistant Engages Prospects and Turns Them into Sales Opportunities Conversica, the leader in conversational AI for business, announced that Kate Cindric Federhar, manager of marketing operations at CenturyLink, will be presenting at the B2B Marketing Exchange conference taking place this week in Scottsdale. Federhar, a recent DemandGen B2B Innovator Award recipient, says that CenturyLink is using true conversational AI today to…

BotCentral Team Joins LivePerson to Accelerate Conversational Commerce at the World’s Largest Brands

Silicon Valley-Based Team Will Expand Liveperson's Bot Ecosystem and Accelerate the Delivery of Advanced Conversational AI to More of the World's Largest Brands LivePerson, Inc., the global leader in conversational commerce, announced that the founding team at innovative conversational AI startup BotCentral, including CEO and noted Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur Eswar Priyadarshan, has joined LivePerson. Priyadarshan will lead the conversational design group at LivePerson, driving the adoption of conversational…

AI Primer: How Smart Technology Makes Businesses Better

Smart Technology Are Part of AI Landscape That Runs on Purpose-Built Software to Manage Data Effectively and with Accuracy By 2018, 62% of companies all over the world will be using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve yield and operations of their business. However, less than half of businesses currently understand exactly how AI can directly benefit them. As it happens, many of you are already using AI, though you may not realize it. Whether you are using Facebook to manage your business’ social media page, or…