Dag Kittlaus seeks to expand virtual assistant capabilities with “Viv”

Virtual assistant technology is rapidly spreading on smartphones and other devices, but there’s a new player in the field that has caught the attention of Silicon Valley. Dag Kittlaus, one of the masterminds behind Siri, now the ubiquitous helper available on Apple products, is looking to push the boundaries of what a virtual assistant can do with his new product, dubbed “Viv” and powered by artificial intelligence. Play Video CBS This Morning From Amazon Echo to refrigerators, CNET tests smart home products For eight months, a CNET team tested more than 40 smart home products in a first-of-its-kind “living laboratory.” CNET.com editor-in-chief Lindse… “So at its essence, most of the assistants that we use today do a few dozen things, so we want to open the system up and let…


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