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Phd position in Lab-STICC at European Center for Virtual Reality (CERV)
New salaried PhD postition is available in Lab-STICC at European Center for Virtual Reality, a very well-known lab, specialized in autonomous behavior modeling and human/system interaction.
Read more about: New salaried PhD position in real-time animation of virtual characters!
Special purpose micro-agents allow companies to experience the immediate value of virtual agents
VirtuOz, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent virtual agents (IVAs) for online marketing, sales, and support, today announced availability of VirtuOz Micro-Agents, special purpose virtual agents that address specific topics with enough repeat customer requests to provide companies with immediate return on investment. VirtuOz Micro-Agent for Shipping is the first of many micro-agents to be launched in the coming months and is available now for a free test drive.
Read more about: VirtuOz Extends Accessibility of Intelligent Virtual Agent Technology with Launch of Micro-Agents
What Happens When Technology Becomes More Than A Servant ?
An iPhone 4S buyer is suing Apple for supposed failings in its Siri voice-activated assistant software. The dissatisfied user claims Siri often did not understand what it was being asked to do or would respond with the wrong answer.
In litigation-happy US, these types of class-action consumer suits are common, of course, and the allegations of serious failings in the product have to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Read more about: When Software Takes Over From Human Decision Making
Virtual assistants used on mobile devices.
It’s just over two week since we finished at Mobile World Congress and I’ve had a bit of time to reflect on the conversations I had with people that dropped by for a chat at our two exhibition stands – one located in the main section of Hall 2, the other in App Planet. There was certainly a healthy level of interest in how virtual assistants can be used on mobile devices – maybe this shouldn’t be such a surprise following Apple’s launch of Siri but it was really encouraging that so many people are recognizing the opportunity of using NLI as the basis of a new and effective speech enabled interface for mobile devices.
Read more about: Capability, Not Voice, Impressed Most At WMC.
How Virtual Agent Innovations Can Benefit Your Mobile, Web, Call Centre and Social Channels
Registration has now opened for Creative Virtual’s next webinar with Forrester Research.
Title: How Virtual Agent Innovations Can Benefit Your Mobile, Web, Call Centre and Social Channels
Date: Wednesday, 4th April 2012
Time: 16:00 UK time/ 11:00 EST
Speakers: Diane Clarkson, Forrester Research Analyst, & Richard Simons, CEO of Creative Virtual USA
Read more about: Creative Virtual Announces Webinar with Forrester Research
How Natural Language Interaction technology adds intelligence to Voice Recognition (ASR).
Imagine a world where you can talk to almost any electronic device in your household; you give commands to your fridge, your microwave, your car, your mobile and your TV without pressing a single button. Your voice is the sole control of the actions that you want executed by the device in question. It is a hands-free society, ruled by voice and gesture recognition. But aren’t we there already? There’s voice control technology out there that allows making simple requests like ‘call Fred.’ However, there’s one fundamental question about this technology; how intelligent are these human-machine conversations?
Read more about: Do Voice Commands Show True Intelligence?
We are looking for a talented Android Developer to join our innovative Products and Technologies team for our offices in Newbury, UK.
The ideal candidates will bring energy, creativity, and humor to the team, along with deep expertise and a details-driven approach to work.
The position offers a lot of freedom under responsibility and will allow you to grow both as a person and within our company in order to realize your full potential.
Read more about: Artificial Solutions Is Hiring Android Developer
Artificial Solutions Launches Teneo Toolkit, A Suite Of Tools Designed Specifically For The Developer Community
Artificial Solutions, the natural language interaction (NLI) specialist that enables users to have a meaningful, humanlike interaction with technology, today launched virtual assistants on any platform, in astonishing short timescales.
Read more about: Developer Kit Enables Bespoke Virtual Assistants On Any Mobile Platform
Will #chatbot Elbot be the winner in The Chatterbox Challenge #cbc 2012, in the Alan Turing Year?
We are already in 2012 and for those involved in the industry of chatbots and artificial intelligence it will be an exciting year for sure! Concretely, 2012 has been designated “Alan Turing Year”, commemorating the mathematician, computer pioneer, and code-breaker on the centennial of Turing’s birth.
Read more about: Elbot The Winner In The Chatterbox Challenge 2012?
Development & Support Technician wanted to join Creative Virtual's London-based team.
A global leader in web-based conversational systems is seeking a Development and Support Technician to join its expanding London-based team.
Read more about: Creative Virtual Seeking Development & Support Technicians in London, UK