Apple has Acquired Vocal IQ, a Company with Amazing Focus on a Digital Assistant for the …

As our cars, mobile devices and wearables become more powerful and feature-rich, our current interaction paradigms are becoming a hindrance – and in some cases, even dangerous. That’s what Vocal IQ states on one of their company webpages page. This is the company that Apple has just acquired. They’re a UK-based start-up whose artificial-intelligence software helps computers and people speak to each other in a more natural dialogue. In of the company’s blogs, Vocal IQ states that existing digital assistants have fallen “well short of consumer expectations,” singling out Siri as a mere “toy.” The Financial Times reports that “Vocal IQ uses machine learning to build virtual assistants that try to recreate the type of talking computers that appear in science-fiction films such as Samantha in Her or Jarvis in…


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