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By Ron Schmelzer  |  May 25, 2018 Columnist Ron Schmelzer is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica Ever since the launch of Amazon’s Echo device in 2014, its seems that every month brings a new development in dedicated devices that process voice commands and perform actions. However, what exactly are these devices? The popular media calls them “smart speakers” or “voice assistants” or “intelligent personal assistants”, but these words describe very different concepts. A smart speaker conjures up a…

1 year 6 months ago
By Ron Schmelzer  |  May 11, 2018 Ron is Senior Analyst and Founder at Cognilytica The AI Hype Train Has Left the Station You know you’re in the middle of a hype cycle when every industry has products that use some buzzword, regardless of whether or not they have the technical merit or legitimacy to actually use that buzzword. This is where we currently are with regards to the market for Artificial Intelligence (AI) products and services. We participate in literally hundreds of briefing calls a year,…

2 years 2 months ago
By Manoj Saxena  |  September 11, 2017  |  Source: LinkedIn There is little doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will transform industries and business models. Recent developments in driverless cars, voice recognition, and deep learning show how much machines can do and the powerful business models AI can drive. Driven both by opportunity and a fear of losing out, companies across industries have announced AI-focused initiatives. However, early AI pilots are not producing the dramatic results that…

2 years 8 months ago
By Praful Krishna, Coseer   Tactical Cognitive Computing brings the advanced sciences of cognitive computing to general purpose day-to-day applications without prohibitive costs. Cognitive computing is the latest buzzword in the tech industry. Bellwethers like IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce and others are investing billions in the area. The industry promises a human-like thought using Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and other techniques to process and learn from unstructured data.…