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Intelligent Agents

Intelligent agents--a program or bot able to autonomously gather information or perform a service--are transforming the way people work and live, and are the basis for the digital assistants millions of people use every day. See below for the latest development news, trends, and solutions on Intelligent Agents.

Features

2024 State of AI in the Speech Technology Industry

How generative (and other types of) artificial intelligence is impacting five important sectors.

2024 State of AI in the Speech Technology Industry: AI’s Impact on Natural Language Processing

Speech systems will continue to get more conversational with AI advances.

2024 State of AI in the Speech Technology Industry: AI Is Enabling Audiovisual Enhancements

Voice and video creation tools continue to benefit from AI augmentation.

Industry-Standard Speech App Building Blocks Take Shape

Interface interoperability is becoming closer to reality, but more work is needed.

Industry Voices

Generative AI Will Redefine Crucial Work Skills, but It Can’t Replace Human Expertise

GenAI signals new possibilities, and it's inevitable that certain tasks will be automated. But humans won't be replaced; instead, their roles will be elevated.

The Importance of Voice Control on Aging in Place

The development of voice control language processing and available applications will impact seniors' ability to safely age in place.

AI Voice: Working with, Not Against, Humans

Companies can leverage automated voice in new ways, building fuller, more authentic connections with their audiences.

Conversational AI Is Finding Its Voice

The future of multilingual support lies with conversational artificial intelligence.

Columns

Large Language Models Will Transform Conversational Assistants

Thanks to generative AI, conversational assistants will become everyday helpers.

From Agent Assist to Employee Assist

Copilot apps are proliferating, and they mean business.

Interoperability Benefits Everyone, So Everyone Should Get Behind It

While the need to improve interoperability is clear, a lot of work must be done to forge a comprehensive set of standards.

Generative AI and Speech Technology: Proceed with Caution

With great power comes great responsibility.