The First-Ever 3D Talking Virtual Assistant for Web Self-Service, "all in one" service & pay for results!
Cantoche, a company that develops and distributes avatar SaaS products, announced today the release of Living Actor™ Assistant, a 100% online intuitive and low-cost tool that easily authors interactive talking animated avatars who automatically answer Web visitors’ questions. Living Actor™ Assistant enables small and middle size businesses to increase customer conversion rates while reducing their services costs through the use of conversational virtual assistants.
Combining productivity and quality for e-learning with Avatars
Rapid-Learning and industrialization are key components for today’s e-learning managers. This is due to an urging need to control the training budgets, industrialize the production process, capitalize on best practices, and to reduce the Time-to-Market.
I’m pleased to publish this post following a very interesting interview with Michel Diaz, Associate Director at Fefaur, a leading French consulting company in the field of e-learning and management consulting. Michel explained his vision of how avatars can answer the needs of industrialization in e-learning production.
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?
AVATAR Kiosk: Interactive biometrics technology assists law enforcement at border crossings and airports
The AVATAR kiosk as being developed by The University of Arizona, is an interactive screening technology which assists law enforcement at border crossings and airports to detect lies and other deceptive behaviours.
When individuals approach the kiosk, they scan their identification, and it detects pupil changes down in the millimetre level and asks a few questions. Border control would step in to work directly with individuals whose behavior is suspicious as flagged by the AVATAR Kiosk.
BIG MAMA is watching you: Intelligent TV incorporates gesture, voice, and image recognition
Imagine a TV that responds to your physical behaviour such as finger pointing, talking and other actions such as picking up a magazine. Basically, it is a TV that watches you via gesture recognition, voice recognition and image recognition and responds accordingly.