Amazon’s Alexa-enabled smart speakers have found popularity in the consumer market in recent years, and even in select retail and corporate environments. One of the selling points the company has pushed are the Amazon Alexa skills. But users should probably pay closer attention to those. As a recent post on The Verge pointed out, many […]
We can’t be cooped up inside and at home forever. We will eventually return to work, travel and visit tourist attractions, but there will be some new technology that will help us adjust to this new way of living. That’s according to audiovisual technology experts that I heard during sessions of InfoComm 2020 Connected, the […]
Instead of Alexa’s pleasant voice helping you run your company, Amazon is now offering a slightly more aggressive and intimidating voice. For just $0.99, Alexa users can be berated by Samuel L. Jackson’s voice, which can add some fun — or fear — to the office. The actor, best known for his tough guy roles […]
Microsoft has a new vision for Cortana, its personal productivity assistant, which include making it more useful as a voice assistant in the workplace, making reading emails and sharing changes to your calendar a bit quicker. Next month, the workplace virtual assistant will be able to email you a daily summary of all your meetings […]
Targeted at residential but with obvious applications for commercial environments, Josh.ai brings artificial intelligence (AI) and voice control to Crestron, Control4.
It’s this writer’s view that voice command and AI isn’t quite ready for applications in commercial technology.
The Alexa Prize Competition pits eight teams of the best and brightest students studying AI technology against each other to create a better Alexa.
Brad Dempsey of Solutions360 says the company is developing products that integrate Alexa and Google Home into pro AV installations.
At the Enterprise Connect 2018 keynote address, Amazon Web Services explained how Alexa for Business is going to change the enterprise conference room the way homes were changed with Alexa.
AV integrators and manufacturers facing consolidation, global expansion, voice control and service over products in the fast-changing world.