As time goes on, more companies actively integrate voice assistants into their platforms. As a result, businesses are taking steps forward and incorporating Alan's artificial intelligence into their applications. With voice, you experience a shift in daily operations, resolutions, productivity, efficiency, customer loyalty, and communication. Alan allows improvements that help…
May 31, 2022
Voice Interfaces for Apps: Guarding Your Privacy
Decades ago, talking to a computer was only possible in advanced scientific labs or in science fiction stories. Today, voice assistants have become a reality of everyday life. People talk to their phone, smart speaker, doorbell, and even microwave oven. Voice is gradually becoming one of the main ways to…
May 24, 2022
Voice Interface: Educational Institution Apps
Intelligent voice interfaces for apps have become ubiquitous. From making calls to purchases, the use cases are explosive. Its use in educational institutions as a learning aid is yet to reach its full potential, but we are certain it is on the right track and can revolutionize the way students…
January 14, 2021
Elevate Your Education App with a Virtual Study Buddy
As students continue their curriculums on mobile apps during the ongoing pandemic, they face four major obstacles. Thankfully, virtual voice assistants can easily address these common problems with voice recognition technology.
December 30, 2020
Keeping 2021 New Year’s Resolutions with an AI Personal Trainer
What sets a health app with a voice assistant apart from competitors is its ability to maintain user engagement. Using human-like conversation, it provides people with encouragement that goes beyond bland text notifications.
December 16, 2020
They’re Off! The Race for Intelligent Apps has Begun!!
Most learning in life takes place with conversations. In 2021, businesses’ applications will take their first steps in accelerated learning by exploiting the use of voice as a natural interface with their apps, in consonance with the AI platforms that will use voice conversations to learn and continuously improve interactions.
November 30, 2020
Voice Interfaces for Fitness and Wellness Apps: Your Personal AI Trainer
Voice assistants can mark your progress, motivate you during your workouts, assign weekly breaks, and schedule routines around your calendar. They can give you gentle reminders and progress metrics to encourage users to stay in shape.
November 19, 2020
Voice Assistants: How Human-Like Conversations Transform your UX
Voice commerce has paved the way for a frictionless shopping experience that eliminates unnecessary steps and gets right to the action, putting the ‘friendly’ in ‘user-friendly.’ It’s hard to imagine an interface that can be more user-friendly and hassle-free than that.
November 12, 2020
Frustrated Users & Poor Conversions: How Voice Assistants are Solving Classic UX Problems
When it comes to customer acquisition, it’s essential to make a good impression. There are many facets to creating a lasting impact, and there isn’t a direct formula for each and every case. There are enough opportunities to lose customers between lousy website design and awful customer support, but if…
Voice assistants are a necessity to stay ahead of the competition and deliver a best in class user experience. A voice assistant not only helps you bring down costs, but it also enhances customer satisfaction and improves the performance of your customer support team.
October 15, 2020
2020 Q3 Alan Platform Update
We've been hard at work these past few months, adding and updating the most requested features to the Alan Platform. These new product updates will provide ease and efficiency to your day as you create, test, and deploy human-like conversational experiences in your applications.
October 15, 2020
SLU: The Intelligence Foundation for Your Business
Imagine a future where AI has advanced to comprehend what we say, what we need to do next, and then provide the needed assistance to expeditiously complete tasks to produce the desired outcomes. In order to accomplish this, we need a "Spoken Language Understanding" (SLU), the Intelligence Foundation for every…
October 8, 2020
Ushering in Self-Service 3.0
Everyone wants the most effective business operations daily. Unfortunately, if we look closely at business operations, we will recognize that often, we use expensive highly qualified resources to do mundane jobs.
During the first two weeks of July, Alan AI hosted the World’s first Hackathon for Voice-enabled Applications and we've been very impressed by the innovative ideas and the incredible submissions that we've seen in this worldwide voice tech event! Today we are thrilled to announce the winners of our first…
Alan AI is hosting its first virtual hackathon about Voice AI and inviting developers worldwide to take part! With the Voice AI Hackathon, we are challenging developers to integrate a voice assistant to their new or existing applications or other open-source apps through our conversational voice platform.
June 17, 2020
The Next Generation of Healthcare Workflows: COVID-19 Rapid Assessment Tool with Voice
The current world requires new protocols to streamline the operations, automate the process, and eliminate the improvisation that causes hospitals to rapidly ramp up and down their workforce when dealing with an influx of patients. For this, AI technology is here to help!
Alan AI is a Startup Sponsor for VOICE Global 2020 and will be giving a presentation on Multimodal Voice Assistants presented by James Shelburne, Senior Product Manager at Alan.
May 7, 2020
Alan Q1 2020 Business Update
The world is going to change forever post COVID-19. We are preparing Alan for the emerging transformation by enabling Voice in every application. In Q1, we’ve significantly improved our product, the Alan Platform, a self-service technology platform within easy reach of every developer using any application platform. With Alan, any…
April 20, 2020
Alan Q1 2020 Product Update
Hello all, I hope you’ve all been well. In Q1 the Alan Platform progressed with more improved Spoken Language Understanding and faster debugging of your conversational voice scripts. Here is our new video with an overview of the Alan Platform. Below are key updates: Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) We’ve…
When you’re wearing heavy gloves or hanging high from a utility pole, don’t you wish your mobile application understood your spoken voice the same as if it was a typed command? The Alan AI team recognized the benefit of mobile applications having intelligent conversational voice enablement, and took it far…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRTrmnk51RQ&feature=youtu.be Co-founder and CEO of Alan Ramu Sunkara, sat down to talk about how Alan and Incture are bringing the world's first conversational voice experience to field asset management. Together, Incture and Alan have deployed touchless mobile field asset management in the Energy industry with the Murphy Oil IOP application…
January 16, 2020
Alan AI – Vision and outlook for 2020
We wish you all a happy New Year. As we are on the cusp of the New Year, we would like to thank you for all the conversations with us in 2019. In 2019, Alan AI experienced its most significant transition to validate our product, Alan Conversational Voice AI Platform,…
September 17, 2019
Podcast: This Week in Voice
Brand new episode of This Week in Voice, where our CEO, Ramu Sunkara sits down with Bradley Metrock to discuss the latest in voice. Thank you to Bradley for having us! Check out the episode below:
September 3, 2019
Interview with the CEO of Alan, Ramu Sunkara
With voice technology reaching the mainstream in the consumer world, there’s a new fast-rising startup, Alan, that gives developers and enterprises the ability to add conversational voice interfaces to their existing applications. CEO Ramu Sunkara recently sat down with VoiceFirst.TV at this year’s VoiceSummit event to discuss how voice is…
May 10, 2019
Alan AI is named TiE50 Award Winner at TiEcon
I am excited to announce that Alan AI has been selected as a 2019 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program. This awards competition, now in its tenth year, is a program of TiEcon, the world's largest conference for tech entrepreneurs. Alan AI was recognized by TiE for being…
Alan AI is the only platform to have enabled an SAP application to have a voice interface, understand the meaning of natural voice conversations like we humans do while providing the right visuals for the application along with the voice responses. Unlike Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, Alan works within the…
April 1, 2019
2019 Turing Award Winners
On March 27th, 2019, the Association for Computing Machinery, the world’s largest society of computing professionals, announced that Drs. LeCun, Hinton, and Bengio had won this year’s Turing Award for their work on neural networks (NY Times, WIRED). The Turing Award, which was introduced in 1966, is often called…
June 16, 2018
In 1950, Alan Turing asked the question, “Can computers think?” To answer that question, this innovative British mathematician established the notable Turing Test to determine a machine's ability to exhibit intelligent behavior equivalent to, or indistinguishable from, a human. Also known as Artificial Intelligence. Over half a century later, the…
June 11, 2018
Alan @ IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference 2018
In this picture, Senior Product Manager James Shelburne (far left), CEO & Founder Ramu Sunkara (far left), CPO Gaurav Kuchhal, and Business Developer Norm Koo (far right) pose with IIT team member (center). Alan's 1st trade show - IIT Bay Area Leadership Conference at Santa Clara on June 9, 2018.…
February 28, 2018
Neural Networks for Spoken Language Understanding (SLU)
Yesterday, our CTO, Andrey Ryabov shared our learnings in developing a Neural Network for Spoken Language Understanding (SLU) with students at Stanford University. It is part of the AI course on Neural Networks and Deep Learning. Here is a brief on the topics covered. Spoken language is quite different from the…