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…
EducationTech
August 5, 2019

Add Voice & AI control to Flutter Applications

With this Alan Voice Platform integration, you can add Voice control to any application developed with the Flutter framework. We used the sample Flutter app here made by Google team and then added a Visual Voice experience. Let’s walk through the four steps of how the Flutter integration with Alan…
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®
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…
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…
About Alan®
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.…
Enterprise
February 9, 2018

2018 will be the year of Voice in Enterprise

2017 was a year of Cambrian explosion for voice-enabled devices. Echo Dot was Amazon’s best-seller during the holiday period. CES this year offered a glimpse into the future of conversational voice: a world where consumers can use voice to control everything — thermostats, lamps, sprinklers, security systems, smartwatch, fitness bracelet, smart TV, or their…
Voice AI
December 18, 2017

Taking your Voice Interface to the Office

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,…

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