Buys Evature for Its Chatbot Talent

#artificialintelligence acquired a tiny software company called Evature, which is based in Tel Aviv and offers natural language and chatbot-related technologies for hotels, airlines, travel agencies, and airports. The sale came after this summer's news that is opening a research and development center in Tel Aviv that will recruit dozens of employees. Evature's signature product is a virtual agent named Eva (Expert Virtual Agen) that conducts natural language interactions with customers on behalf of travel companies. The company raised $5 million in funding, according to The Marker, an Israeli business newspaper.