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Top Recent Chatbot Innovations - Druid Enterprise Chatbots Blog

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The continuing march of technology had quite an impact on chatbots this past year, with machine learning taking the fore. The ability to deploy a chatbot that can not only answer FAQs and redirect relevant queries to live operators, but that can actually learn new answers to as-yet unasked questions--that's what we mean by ground-breaking. A spate of new sites came into their own this year that proved chatbots don't have to be chatty to be incredibly successful. Using a conversational interface on a database search tool, for example, allows users to enter semantic search phrases, and have the results parsed for relevance before being returned in similarly universal language. These sites and apps prove that the AI-powered software, with a user-friendly interface on the front-end, is a winning combination (we'll have examples to share below).


10 Common Uses for Machine Learning Applications in Business

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Machine learning has advanced from the age of science fiction to a major component of modern enterprises, especially as businesses across almost all sectors use various machine learning technologies. As an example, the healthcare industry is utilizing machine learning business applications to achieve more accurate diagnoses and provide better treatment to their patients. Retailers also use machine learning to send the right goods and products to the right stores before it is out of stock. Medical researchers are also not left out when it comes to using machine learning as many introduce newer and more effective medicines with the help of this technology. Many use cases are emerging from all sectors as machine learning is being implemented in logistics, manufacturing, hospitality, travel and tourism, energy, and utilities.


Smart Speakers Go Beyond Waiting to Be Asked

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The Amazon Echo Show 10 automatically moves its display to face the user, even if it is performing a task that doesn't need user input, like showing a recipe on the screen. Get weekly insights into the ways companies optimize data, technology and design to drive success with their customers and employees. Proactive or not, features in smart-home devices need to address a real user need, not stack the product with unnecessary and potentially confusing tools, said Ashton Udall, senior product manager at Google. The company developed sensor technology to monitor sleep, for example, because its research showed that consumers frequently forget to use or charge the wearables often employed for sleep tracking, or find the devices uncomfortable, he said. Amazon and Google hope the experiences will help them compete for users and more fully integrate their devices into people's lives.


How AI chatbots improve business efficiency - Druid Enterprise Chatbots Blog

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Chatbots, and particularly those backed by AI and machine learning algorithms, are gaining steam across industries because of their power and versatility. As their impact continues to be felt and adoption spreads from industry to industry, we thought now was a great time to discuss some of the ways chatbots can help your business become more efficient. As is true for most mid- to large-scale organizations, you undoubtedly have divisions that face both outward, to your clients and customers, and some that face inward, handling employee concerns. No matter who the customer is, chatbots can provide needed assistance in streamlining processes, cutting costs, and helping your people get back to the intuitive, people-centered aspects of their roles. These are some of the better-known uses for chatbots.


Council Post: Nice Chatbot-Ing With You

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Martin Taylor is the Deputy CEO and Co-Founder of Content Guru. Siri and Alexa -- the robots we couldn't live without. Throughout the pandemic, these voice assistants have proven invaluable to many, as users turned towards Alexa and Google Assistant for entertainment, education and emotional help. In fact, according to one survey, 3 in 5 users believe that their voice assistant has helped them get through isolation, and 40% will continue to use their digital assistants more as a result of the pandemic. These smart assistants are so effective because they're driven by artificial intelligence (AI).


Artificial Intelligence Implementations in Web Development

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There is a need to use AI in web development as customers need more user-friendly applications. Billions of consumers decide a business's credibility supported web design and user-friendly site interfaces. And so, Multiple numbers of famous and well-known enterprises are performing on AI algorithms for a really while with the aim of designing websites, chatbots and voice-based search. Voice based search makes internet users get information faster which too within the simplest possible way. Chatbots already made conversations incredibly natural. According to a Statista report, the revenue generation from AI is predicted to succeed in $126 Billion in 2025.


How AI Chatbots is Used in HR Department?

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Artificial intelligence or AI chatbots is a text or voice-based interface that simulate a typical person-to-person interaction to aid and communicate with human users with the resources or information they need. While text-based chatbots are also installed on social media and websites to offer customer service and outreach. On the other hand, voice-based chatbots are most often used for the removal and filtering of consumer services and over the internet. For several years, most smartphones have been inbuilt with an integrated chatbot feature and smart chat speakers which have also been trendy gift option. The most frequent chatbot interaction happens on a company website. These customer support bots normally appear after a human consumer spends a few minutes navigating through a website or shows habits that indicate they have been "lost" or are having difficulty finding the details they need.


Google expands Broadcast and adds more family-friendly Assistant features

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If you're a parent or often find yourself needing to wrangle a group of people in your household, Google's latest Assistant update might be helpful. It's expanding the Broadcast tool that was previously limited to its smart speakers and displays to iPhones and Android devices. The company also announced a set of new features for the Assistant, including stories, games, songs and a Mother's Day surprise. Broadcast lets you send a message to all compatible devices at once, and you can create groups to specify who you want to reach. Google allows you to set up a Family group for up to six of your relatives, and the expansion being announced today will let you reach these members on their phones too. Just as they already could from a Nest speaker or display, your contact can now reply to your message from their Android or iPhone.


Google Assistant's Broadcast feature can now reach you from your phone

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Looking to summon the entire family even when some loved ones are out and about? Google Assistant's Broadcast feature can now do just that, thanks to a recent update. Google is also rolling out a long-awaited improvement to the Assistant's Family Bell feature. Set to go live today, Google Assistant's enhanced Broadcast feature can now reach members of your family group on their phones as well as on Google smart speakers and displays. For example, you could say "Hey Google, tell my family, dinner will be ready in an hour" from the Google Nest Hub Max in the kitchen, and Google Assistant will broadcast the message to all the other Google speakers and displays in your home, as well as on the iPhones and Android phones of any on-the-go family members.


Apple's HomePod now lets Siri handle Deezer music requests

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HomePod owners have had the ability to use third-party music services for several months now, but thus far only Pandora directly works with Apple's smart speakers. However, that's changing today with the introduction of Deezer integration for the original (and since discontinued) HomePod and its replacement, the cheaper HomePod Mini. By launching and connecting the music streaming app with an Apple speaker, paying subscribers can tell Siri to play specific tracks, artists, albums, favorites or playlists. To keep things succinct, you can set Deezer as your default music service in iOS. That way you don't have to ask Siri to play a song or artist "on Deezer" at the end of every command.