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Chatbots

Chatbots are hot. These solutions designed to simulate conversation with human users are being used in an increasingly wide variety of industries. See below for the latest chatbot news, trends, and solutions.

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.

10 Tips for Maximizing Content for Voice Search

A quarter of the world's population uses voice search, and the numbers are only going to rise.

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.

Preventing Deepfake Phishing from Leaving Customers on the Hook

Customer service personnel need to be trained to detect and react to deepfake phishing attempts. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

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.

Making Self-Service More Intelligent

Generative AI is leading to vastly smarter and more capable bots.

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.