The UK has reached ‘mass adoption’ of smart speakers with nearly a quarter of all households containing a voice-activated device representing a “powerful tool for brands”. According to new research…Read More
McDonald’s acquires voice startup promising to offer “human-level customer service experience” at automated kiosks.
McDonald’s has acquired AI powered voice technology startup Apprente which seeks to enable “a human-level customer service experience” at automated kiosks. Apprente, founded in 2017 in Silicon Valley, develops voice-based…Read More
Reebok is offering limited edition trainers exclusively through Amazon or Google’s voice assistants as part of an interactive marketing campaign. Cardi B’s limited-edition signature Reebok Club Cs are being given…Read More
Vice president of Amazon Pay Patrick Gauthier has hailed the potential of voice payments as a “new era in commerce”. Speaking to CNBC yesterday, Gauthier said that voice payment technology…Read More
Amazon has introduced new features to its Alexa voice software which will allow users to delete recordings of their voice. According to Bloomberg, the retail giant has introduced a new…Read More
A UN report released by UNESCO this week raised concerns that activated digital assistants including Siri and Alexa reinforce sexist stereotypes. According to the culture and science organisation, female-voiced assistants…Read More
Walmart is set to launch a voice shopping feature, allowing customers to add items to their shopping cart via Google Assistant. As of today, customers with a Google Home Hub…Read More