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Voice Assistants

  • [New] Soon connectivity could enable drivers to acknowledge and react to vital signs through the connection of wearable technology, or through voice assistants such as Amazon Echo or Apple Alexa and understand commands such as 'turn on the driver heated seat'. / Assurant
  • [New] In a globalised world, many Europeans thought that Europe writ large needed a voice, and they were sympathetic to the argument that even large member states like France, Germany, or Italy could not be influential on their own. / FurtherArabia
  • [New] AWS will develop the provision of operations management services beyond communication, messaging, and production services, such as Amazon Chime, Amazon Simple Queue Service, AWS Chatbot, and AWS RoboMaker. / The Kickass Entrepreneur
  • [New] Already the preferred choice of some of the world's largest banks, enterprises and high-growth fintechs, ComplyAdvantage uses machine learning and natural language processing to help regulated organisations manage their risk obligations and prevent financial crime. / The Fintech Times
  • [New] Services will include voice and video capabilities, such as Amazon's Chime SDK for embedded real-time communication. /
  • [New] Sell, service, and engage smarter from anywhere: Customers will be able to innovate quickly with pre-built out-of-the-box applications and add-ons that leverage AWS services for voice, video, and productivity with AI/ML functionality. / Salesforce News
  • [New] Salesforce will embed AWS services for voice, video, artificial intelligence, and machine learning directly in new applications for sales, service, and industry vertical use cases. / Salesforce News
  • [New] Voice-based search has been on the uptick over the last decade, and data shows that sales of smart speakers will go up from $4.4 billion in 2017 to $17.4 billion in 2022. / AskSid
  • Canada's first-ever youth policy reflects the values and priorities of young Canadians, gives young people a voice in matters important to them, and creates more opportunities for young people to build a stronger and more inclusive Canada. / The Daily
  • Representatives of Europe's media sector have voiced their concern over the potential inclusion of a ban on targeted advertising in the proposed Digital Services Act, saying it could harm their business model and pose a threat to media pluralism. /
  • In just one month, Israel has a new prime minister and a new president whose most important task will be to serve as the voice of calm and healing for a conflicted society still fighting over its identity. / Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
  • The rest of the year is going to see a lot more unstructured data taken care of with natural language processes and ML or machine learning. / Transport Times
  • 72% of consumers have performed a voice search through their device, so it's only logical they will take the next step to use it as a convenient shopping tool. / Multichannel Merchant
  • World Renew will build and strengthen 13 Cluster Level Associations in Uganda, to enhance the capacity of VSLAs to respond to the gendered impact of COVID-19, focusing on gender-based violence, voice and leadership, and access to markets. / blog-post
  • China and all other ASEAN dialogue partners, including the United States, will continue to voice theoretical support for the five-point consensus as a way to signal their support for ASEAN. / Asia Times
  • Coordinated action built on international consensus will strengthen the intended political pressure of sanctions by widening their global enforcement and multiplying the voices of censure. / WSJ
  • Over 75% of workers using ERP solutions will now harness the power of AI to develop their skills in the workplace. / Data Science Central
  • In a globalized world, many Europeans thought that Europe writ large needed a voice, and they were sympathetic to the argument that even large member states like France, Germany, or Italy could not be influential on their own. / EJINSIGHT
  • From the Major Groups to multistakeholder processes, the voices of the world's people are increasingly heard, with technology offering more opportunities for inclusion. / United Nations Association
  • In a press release announcing the OVN, the Linux Foundation said that voice is the next natural evolution in computer interface, and standardization will be essential to create voice assistants that users will trust, be able to use with ease and help foster innovation. / TechRepublic
  • Called the Open Voice Network, the Linux Foundation said it will allow for community-wide contributions that will accelerate conversational AI standards rollout and adoption. / TechRepublic

Last updated: 25 July 2021