voice assistant

What is natural language processing?
machine learning

What is natural language processing?

Creating systems capable of meaningful conversation is one of the hardest tasks facing AI researchers
24 Jun 2020
Android TV may soon recognize individual voices
Google Android

Android TV may soon recognize individual voices

Your Android TV may soon be able to tell you from everyone else in your house
15 Jun 2020
BBC testing ‘Beeb’ AI voice assistant with Windows Insiders
voice recognition and commands
voice assistant

BBC testing ‘Beeb’ AI voice assistant with Windows Insiders

UK users of Microsoft’s testing programme will help shape the future of the BBC's digital assistant
3 Jun 2020
Amazon, Apple and Google join forces on voice for smart homes
Google Home and Amazon Echo
Internet of Things (IoT)

Amazon, Apple and Google join forces on voice for smart homes

Voice assistants from rivals will work across smart home devices thanks to working group from Zigbee Alliance
19 Dec 2019
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Why you don’t need 5G – or a phone
5G

Why you don’t need 5G – or a phone

Could the best way to make calls be to avoid a handset altogether?
20 Oct 2019
Apple axes 300 ‘Siri eavesdropping’ contractors in Ireland
An iPhone user activating Siri
voice assistant

Apple axes 300 ‘Siri eavesdropping’ contractors in Ireland

Workers in Cork see contracts terminated after the company pledges changes to the 'grading' project
29 Aug 2019
BBC set to launch “Beeb” AI voice assistant
Remote control flicking through BBC news
voice assistant

BBC set to launch “Beeb” AI voice assistant

Assistant will be trained to recognise a range of UK accents
28 Aug 2019
NatWest trials voice banking in the UK
voice assistant

NatWest trials voice banking in the UK

Customers will be able to use a Google Home to access their accounts
12 Aug 2019
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NHS-Alexa deal ‘data protection disaster waiting to happen'
privacy

NHS-Alexa deal ‘data protection disaster waiting to happen'

Health data will feed into Amazon's voice assistant but concerns mount over the fate of patient recordings
10 Jul 2019
The business case for Amazon's Alexa
Amazon Echo
voice assistant

The business case for Amazon's Alexa

Amazon's voice assistant isn't just a toy for the home, it's making serious play for the office too
13 May 2019
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How is mistake-prone Microsoft still worth so much money?
machine learning

How is mistake-prone Microsoft still worth so much money?

Cortana looks like an irrelevant sideshow compared to Alexa and Siri
21 Mar 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
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17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
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17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo
Technology

17 hidden secrets of the Amazon Echo

Amazon’s voice assistant can do a lot more than just play music and tell you the weather.
15 Jan 2019
Context-aware computing is here – and it's getting smarter
AI
voice assistant

Context-aware computing is here – and it's getting smarter

Alexa knows when you're getting ill and researchers are listening using vibrations
11 Jan 2019