Virtual assistant

Which virtual assistant is the smartest and least reliable?

A decade ago, the concept of commanding an audio-driven robot to do everything from setting a timer to playing music to making video calls was not on most people’s radars. Now, the digital assistants we use on our smartphones, smart speakers, and even smart displays are ubiquitous. We wanted to know how people perceived these […]

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iQor’s Technology Innovation Team Designs an Intelligent Virtual Assistant for the Vehicle Roadside Assistance Market

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iQor, a managed service provider of technology-enabled customer engagement and BPO solutions, announced that it is combining its digital, text and voice agents to automate roadside assistance for customers in need of fast and efficient service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. iQor’s intelligent virtual assistant meets the requirement for […]

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The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show 4-H Virtual Community Quilt – Fourward Together!

August 30, 2021 Tara Lovdahl All quilters, seamstresses and fiber artists, young and old, have been invited to contribute to this year’s virtual community quilt, organized by 4-H and The Great Wisconsin Quilt Show. Although we won’t be together in person this year, our community projects show us how much quilting brings us together. Participants […]

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Otter extends secretarial virtual assistant to Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Webex

August 25, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Transcription AI startup Otter.ai has extended the reach of its virtual assistant to video conferencing platforms Microsoft Teams, Google Meet and Cisco Webex after debuting only for Zoom in May. The secretarial AI takes care of recording, transcription and note-taking tasks during meetings and can share them with participants […]

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Disney shares details of the theme park’s next virtual assistant genius

August 20, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. Disney will provide a virtual assistant this fall as a guide and planning service for guests of its theme parks in the My Disney Experience and Disneyland apps. The AI ​​named Genie will answer questions about the parks and build ideal routes for users based on what they say […]

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Portland to Host Virtual Community Gathering on Violence | Local News

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will host a virtual event to speak out against hate and violence in the city on Friday morning. The livestream, titled “Choose Love: A Community Rally to Speak Out Against Hate and Violence in Portland,” will begin at 11:15 a.m. You can watch it on the city’s […]

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Online collaborative work through COVID, Sapphire Coast businesswomen join virtual community, offer support and mentorship | Magnet

Sheree Rubenstein of One Roof, which offers digital membership to women leaders and entrepreneurs and has grown to over 500 women across Australia in just nine months. Sapphire Coast Business Women (SCBW) is softening the blow to women in business by opening their virtual doors to coworking and e-learning. SCBW co-founders Mia Maze and Julie […]

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Sonos appears to be working on its own virtual assistant

A virtual assistant from Sonos may be on the way, allowing users to interact with their speakers by voice without having to use something like Alexa. A customer survey sent to owners of Sonos speakers (discovered by The edge), asks users to indicate their level of interest in a potential new product. This potential new […]