“Do I need to take a coat today?”, “Play my workout playlist in the living room”, “Order me a takeaway.” Demands that your family might find pretty rude or tiresome, but perfectly acceptable to ask your voice and chat assistant. But we all know how frustrating these AI Assistants have previously been - you ask your phone to “Call Mom” and are answered with “Searching Google for Mom” - argh, no! We shouldn’t be to surprised, however, that the first generation of these assistants didn’t behave in the way we wanted them to. We were expecting our smartphones and household devices to understand our accents, colloquialisms, and emotions in the same way a human brain processes these types of information, when that is something that the machine simply cannot comprehend.
Topics: Voice Recognition, NLP, AI Assistants, Virtual Assistant Summit