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Virtual Digital Assistants to Overtake World Population by 2021

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A press release written by Ronan De Renesse of Ovum reports, “Globally, the native digital assistant installed base is set to exceed 7.5 billion active devices by 2021, which is more than the world population according to the US Census Bureau on May 1, 2017. But fear not – Skynet, from the […]

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Panasonic and IBM Join Forces to Develop Cognitive Personal Concierge Solutions with Watson

By   /  January 6, 2017  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Panasonic and IBM today announced their work together on a digital concierge service to enhance consumer experiences and expectations while traveling. The empowered consumer expects a seamless, easy and personalized travel experience. A hotel’s digital capabilities and amenities can impact a traveler’s decision about where they book […]

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MyWave Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award

By   /  July 28, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports that MyWave has received Frost & Sullivan’s Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award. The release states, “According to Alexander Michael, Director of Consulting for Frost & Sullivan, ‘The Award reflects MyWave’s overall technology leadership in the global intelligent assistant market.’ The world is about to […]

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American Cancer Society and IBM Collaborate to Create a Virtual Health Advisor

By   /  April 13, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM and the American Cancer Society (ACS) today announced a partnership to create the first advisor for people fighting cancer, powered by Watson cognitive computing. The initiative, announced at the 13th Annual World Health Care Congress, aims to provide cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers […]

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New Personal Cognitive Assistant Gabriel “Whispers” In User’s Ears

By   /  December 3, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Dave Gershorn reports in Popular Science, “If your conversations with digital personal assistants like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, or Google Now haven’t been useful enough, a new challenger of Biblical proportions is about to arrive. Gabriel, a project by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, and funded by the National Science Foundation, is […]

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Artificial Solutions Fuels Intelligent Virtual Assistant for Shell

By   /  August 6, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Artificial Solutions™, the natural language interaction (NLI) specialist that enables users to have a meaningful, humanlike interaction with technology, announced today that Shell has used the Teneo™ Platform to develop virtual assistants called Emma and Ethan to help and advise customers on the technical […]

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Nokia Said to Be Launching Its Own Personal Digital Assistant

By   /  May 26, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Softpedia recently wrote, “The battle for the best personal digital assistant is about to get fiercer, as Nokia is said to be working at such a feature for its Z Launcher application included in the N1 tablet. The intelligent virtual assistant for the Z Launcher will be based on Desti’s technology, a […]

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Machine Learning, Virtual Assistants, and the Value of Chit Chat

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Writing for TechRadar, Mary Branscombe recently noted, “Machine learning is improving everything from image and speech recognition to predicting when machinery will fail. It’s what makes Cortana smart enough to crack jokes and predict sports matches, as well as tell you when to leave early for your meeting because the traffic is […]

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Kimera Systems Wants to Create a Virtual Assistant for Your Gadgets

By   /  January 27, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Klint Finley of Wired reports, “With his new company, Kimera Systems, [Mounir Shita] wants to help create all sorts of internet-connected devices without help from the Googles and the Amazons, spreading the wealth to electronics makers and broadband providers instead. For consumers, who’s actually taking a cut of all these purchases might […]

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Deep Learning, Virtual Assistants Among the Most Prevalent Tech Trends

By   /  January 7, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Amy Webb of the Harvard Business Review recently compiled a list of tech trends that will be impossible to ignore in 2015.

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