EducationTech
February 21, 2020

What is Conversational AI?

The development of conversational AI is a huge step forward for how people interact with computers. The menu, touchscreen, and mouse are all still useful, but it is only a matter of time before the voice-operated interface becomes indispensable to our daily lives. Conversational AI is arguably the most natural…
EducationVoice AI
February 17, 2020

What is a Conversational User Interface (CUI)?

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,…
Education
February 10, 2020

Voice User Experience Patterns for existing Application UI

Alan’s Voice AI Platform allows anyone to enhance their existing application UI with a complete Voice User Experience. Industries including Energy, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Aerospace, and many more are using Alan to add hands-free voice experiences to their applications, and we expect many more to follow. We put together our findings…
Enterprise
January 27, 2020

Touchless Mobile Apps for Oil Well Operations at Murphy Oil

Murphy Oil Corporation is a leading energy company based in Houston, Texas, operating in the asset-intensive energy industry. The production oil wells need frequent planned and unplanned maintenance activities by their field employees. These operational field activities are essential in keeping the oil wells at targeted production capacity as well…
About Alan®
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,…
Education
November 13, 2019

Alan Studio Walkthrough: Part 3

Part 3 The third and final part in our series describing Alan Studio and how to get started with the Alan Platform. Embed Code Once you are happy with your scripts from part one and part two, you can add the Alan Button to your application. Let’s go to the…
Education
November 13, 2019

Alan Studio Walkthrough: Part 2

Part 2 The second in a three part series that describes Alan Studio and how to start with the Alan Platform. If you haven’t read the first part, we highly recommend that you do so here!  Customizing Scripts Let’s continue our work with the Food Ordering demo by asking, “What…
Education
November 7, 2019

Alan Studio Walkthrough: Part 1

Part 1 This is the first in a three part series how to get started with the Alan Platform. If you would like to follow along with this tutorial yourself, all the files necessary will be available on our GitHub, and you can also follow along using this video tutorial!…
Education
October 25, 2019

What is a voice assistant?

A voice assistant is a digital assistant that uses voice recognition, language processing algorithms, and voice synthesis to listen to specific voice commands and return relevant information or perform specific functions as requested by the user. Based on specific commands, sometimes called intents, spoken by the user, voice assistants can…
Education
October 4, 2019

Alan Tutorial: Week 1

Every Friday for the month of October we will feature a quick 2 minute tutorial to get you started with the Alan Platform. These videos are designed to quickly get you started using Alan Studio over the weekend at your own pace!
Education
September 26, 2019

Live Webinar Series: September 26th

Missed out on our live webinar? want to see it again? No worries! Every week, we will be releasing our webinars as on-demand videos available on YouTube! Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up to date on our latest videos!
Education
September 9, 2019

Join us for our first live webinar!

Thursday, September 12th at 10AM, PST Have you ever wanted to learn more about adding voice to your app but weren't sure who to ask? Now is the perfect time! Join us on Thursday, September 12th at 10AM, PST as we walk YOU through Alan and show you how to…
About Alan®
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…
Voice AI
July 18, 2019

Voice In Their Apps

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…
Enterprise
July 11, 2019

Why Alan AI is the Right Choice for your Enterprise

Voice Artificial Intelligence is  becoming a huge part of all enterprises and companies futures. By 2020, there will be 200 billion connected devices, with voice as the primary interface. Voice offers capabilities unparalleled by tedious touch and type, and enterprises are starting to catch on and realize all the benefits…
About Alan®
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…
Enterprise
July 23, 2018

Enterprise: Where No Voice Has Gone Before

Looking forward to the talk at the VOICE summit in Newark on July 24 how Voice and AI will transform every enterprise. We have entered the voice-first era, where voice will not just be used for simple tasks like control the meeting or book conference room, it will be used to complete mission-critical business…
About Alan®
June 16, 2018

Why Alan?

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…

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