How Chatbots can provide an edge in real estate

Did you know that chatbot technology has been in existence since 1960’s? Sorry to say this, but this technology has been around longer than some of you have.

The tech was first developed by Joseph Weizenbaum, who developed a language imitating program called ELIZA whose role was to mimic schizophrenic patients. However, advances in technology have in the recent past led to the development of artificial intelligence and the deployment of relevant tools to development for continued development of this exceptional yet naïve field. Read more

Artificial Intelligence based speakers by Amazon Echo or Google home make a smart home

Technology has moved past the stage where remotes made our lives easier. As technology has evolved, our products are getting smarter. While in the past you could press a few buttons on the remote and switch on things, companies are now trying to innovate to the point where instead of starting your app you can just direct your digital assistant to take care of things. Read more

Artificial intelligence finds its way into business through sales

Artificial intelligence (AI) had a coming out party of sorts in 2016. Even though it has been in development for decades, this year, with the perfect combination of cheap computing power and access to increasing amounts of data, it seems AI’s time has come.

Its first foray in business has been directed at making salespeople more efficient at every level of the sales workflow. If you think about it, it makes sense to start with the part of the company that drives revenue. Certainly the vendors recognize that, says Alan Lepofsky, an analyst at Constellation Research, who is working on the impact of AI on work. Read more

VentureBeat news is now available on Google Home

VentureBeat today announced that its tech news is now available on Google Home. Consumers with Google Home can now listen to the latest headlines and full stories simply by saying “VentureBeat news” to the device.

VentureBeat’s new voice bot is part of the Actions on Google initiative that was announced last week. The bot was built by Gupshup, the first bot platform to be integrated with Google Home. VentureBeat is among the initial media organizations to make news stories available on the Google Home platform. Others include BuzzFeed, CNN, and the Wall Street Journal. Read more

Gupshup partners with Google to bring actions to the Google Assistant

Gupshup, the bot platform, has announced a partnership with Google to enable enterprises to quickly and easily build for Actions on Google, Google’s development interface for the Google Assistant. Using Gupshup’s cross-platform development tools, bot builders can now create and deploy bots, or ‘Actions’, for the Google Assistant. One of the early Google Assistant actions to come to Google Home is from VentureBeat, the leading source of technology and chatbot news. Developed in coordination with Gupshup, the bot will be available to consumers later this month. Read more