The personal assistant scene is for sure getting crowded, and most of these products are still really bad at handling language and understanding what we want. But since this is an exponential technology, and since so many companies are fighting for the top, we will for sure see a major development in this area. I guess we just need to, again, judge where such helpful technology passes the border to being creepy. The best things these companies can do, besides continue the development, is to treat us with respect regarding the information it accesses and shares.
Bixby, the new Siri-like digital assistant, will be included in Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S8.
Source: Samsung’s new AI assistant will take on Siri and Alexa – Mar. 21, 2017
Digital Trends note that Xiaomi and Huawei have come a long way in creating the next generation of mobile phones, including bots.
We’ve been given a glimpse at the future of smartphones, after using two cutting-edge devices with next-gen tech already in use.
Source: Artificial Intelligence And Sexy Bezel-Free Phones Are The Future | Digital Trends
Apple wants the next version of iOS to include even better AI.
The next version of Apple’s mobile platform will include an opt-in for iOS users to share their iCloud data in order to help the company improve software products, such as its voice-powered…
Source: Apple aims to up its AI smarts with iCloud user data in iOS 10.3 | TechCrunch
Today, there are clear limits to how smart a phone can be. But just wait. In 5-10 years they will have personalities.
Other tech names are getting much of the press for their advances in AI, which may leave investors thinking that Apple has some catching up to do. Not so fast…
Source: Your iPhone Already Uses Artificial Intelligence, But it’s Just the Beginning — The Motley Fool