May 20, 2021
Chatbots and voice assistants weren't created with marketers first in mind. Both are task-oriented products at their cores, serving users when actual human beings can't, which is quite often. So it should come as no surprise that both support an estimated 5 billion global users combined. And now marketers are…
April 28, 2021
The future arrived a long time ago. Problems at work and in life are now more complex. Settling for linear solutions will not suffice. So how do we know what separates a high-quality modern voice user experience (UX) from the rest?
April 28, 2021
It’s no secret voice tech performs everyday magic for users. By now, basic voice product capabilities and features are well-known to the public. Common knowledge is enough to tell us what this technology does. Yet we fail to consider what factors and mechanisms behind the scenes enable these products to…
January 28, 2021
Living in a smart house used to only exist in sci-fi movies. Fast forward to today and connected homes and smart gadgets are quickly becoming the norm. Smart home tech has transformed every aspect of home life, from security and basic kitchen tasks to how a house is built. It’s…
January 14, 2021
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
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
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 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 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
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…
November 5, 2020
Voice assistants are changing the way we use technology and the way we live. They have drastically improved over the last five years and are finally available for every application, offering a custom experience for every user.
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
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
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.
October 1, 2020
We are human beings; we want every interaction with everything else to be human-like. This is the most effective and efficient way of interacting with other entities. That is what we have grown up with and that is what we have practiced all our lives.
September 23, 2020
During the last decade, voice assistants have become the new way to interact with computers, and over the past several years, we have heard that AI (Deep Learning) has helped speech recognition accuracy reach 95% for specific workloads and applications.
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.
April 27, 2020
We’ve gathered some of the most popular and useful hands-free apps for Android to see what they can offer and why other businesses should be heading in that direction as well.
March 27, 2020
The public safety sector is constantly looking for new and better ways to protect cities, infrastructure, businesses, and citizens. What should not be overlooked is the potential of technology to prepare, anticipate, and respond to these needs. In terms of adopting new technology, public safety is considered to be moving…
March 23, 2020
Governments are closing borders, prohibiting large gatherings, advocating social-distancing, and encouraging good hygiene. However, if you are an immunocompromised person or live with someone who is, following government guidelines can still be challenging. One thing we can all do is to limit who and what we touch at home and…
March 20, 2020
Until recently, it was hard to imagine voice technology surpassing the usability of many real-world applications, in real environments. However, we can already see how speech recognition systems change the way we interact with machines like they do with Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana. More and more businesses are looking…
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…
March 4, 2020
Healthcare chatbots offer a personalized approach to every user; in ways that can be more convenient, and efficient that they surpass human capabilities. Let’s take a look at the top health chatbots that are redefining interactive healthcare and how you can use artificial intelligence for your medical business operations. Table…
February 17, 2020
The Evolution of the CUI In many industries, customers and employees need access to relevant, contextual information that is quick and convenient. Conversational User Interfaces (CUIs) enable direct, human-like engagement with computers. It completely transforms the way we interact with systems and applications. CUIs are becoming an increasingly popular tool,…
July 18, 2019
Voice is in its infancy stage but quickly becoming the way we interact with our devices daily. The majority of voice usage comes from the big platform’s own applications and devices: Siri, Google Assistant, and the Amazon Echo device. More and more consumers have adopted voice, now on over 1B…
December 18, 2017
Voice assistants have been finding their way into our daily lives. Among at home voice-enabled speaker devices, Amazon has taken a 70% market foothold and sold over 25 million units, while Google trails behind at 23.8% market share and selling 5 million units. These devices, along with their mobile counterparts Siri, Cortana,…
December 4, 2017
We are entering an era where the voice is being transformed from audio to information. Contributing factors are behavioral changes in smartphones and voice-controlled speakers, advancements in infrastructure technology, and reduction in infrastructure pricing. Today we use products like Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Voice with voice commands, and…
September 1, 2017
We’re living in the era of Infinite Computing with the creation of Cloud Platforms like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Our daily lives are transformed by services like Google, Facebook, and Uber. The phone revolution leverages the cloud services to talk to anyone on the planet, get to any place, order anything, and get entertained without taking…