LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.--International Business Machines Corp.'s Watson artificial-intelligence technology is on track to be used in some form by a billion people by the end of next year, Chief Executive Virginia Rometty said Wednesday. Ms. Rometty, speaking at The Wall Street Journal's WSJDLive 2016 technology conference, pointed to the company's new deal with General Motors Co. to pair Watson with GM's OnStar system in cars as an example of how IBM is extending Watson's reach. She said such partnerships will have put...
Integrating AI in everyday enterprise and consumer applications is steadily becoming the new normal. In a mobile-first world, the number of users accessing AI through apps on their devices is rapidly growing. Very often, their experience is hindered by inconsistencies in the quality or availability of network connectivity. Consider three distinct examples – 1. Fixing […]
At IBM we continue to "walk the walk" when it comes to AI. The most recent example is the new IBM Watson Content Hub (WCH) Marketing Connector – a Google Chrome plug-in for IBM Watson Campaign Automation (WCA) that integrates IBM Watson Content Hub directly within the WCA user experience – making it easy to access and use rich assets when creating emails, dynamic email options and landing pages. In addition to taming content sprawl with cognitive content/asset tagging inside WCH for web, mobile and other digital channels, the same content can now be more effectively reused in an organization's supporting digital marketing campaigns – ensuring consistency critical for varied customer digital engagement entry points.
Watson services on IBM Cloud are a set of REST APIs. This makes them quite simple to be used as a piece of a solution within an application. It also means they need to be integrated with various other parts of the solution to allow your users to interact with your instance of Watson. With the launch of Watson Assistant, integrating with other channels (Facebook, Slack, Intercom) has never been easier. Building a skill for Alexa is possible with Watson.