In the past weeks a lot has been said about last Google I/O's presentation of Duplex, an assistant powered by AI that can make phone calls and talk to humans to make arrangements for you. Some people are so impressed by the achievement that they are already pointing out the ethical consequences of not being able to tell apart a human from a machine, and some are playing it down, highlighting that we have only seen a demo.
Last week, Bitext was included in the selective list of "Cool Vendors in AI Core Technologies” by Gartner, Inc. We have been recognized for our NLP Middleware technology for conversational bots and virtual assistants.
The well-known RASA chatbot-building platform is gaining weight day after day. But, in all platforms, chatbots are as good as their training material.
For a monolingual person, it comes as an uncomfortable reality that most people in the world (60%) speak more than one language in their day-to-day lives. It is very common that a person who speaks one language at home and then another one outside, be it at school or at work. But many more scenarios are possible.
We can't deny it: our API platform, the longest-standing product we have been offering, is our favorite. Up until now it was fairly good and defintely had the job done, but we knew we could achieve even greater results. So these past few months we have been working intensively on renovation at all levels, and now we are truly excited to present to you a new version!