• Facebook Wants To Challenge Amazon, Apple, Google With Their Own Voice Assistant

    1 month ago - By Ubergizmo

    At the moment, most of the major tech companies have their own digital voice assistants. Amazon has Alexa, Apple has Siri, Google has Google Assistant, Microsoft has Cortana, and Samsung has Bixby. Unsurprisingly, Facebook now wants in on the action and according to a report from CNBC, they have heard from their sources that the company is indeed developing its own voice assistant software. Facebook has since confirmed that this is true in a statement made to Reuters where a spokesperson was quoted as saying, “We are working to develop voice and AI assistant technologies that may work...
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  • Facebook is developing its own voice assistant for Oculus VR and smart speakers

    Facebook is developing its own voice assistant for Oculus VR and smart speakers

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Facebook is working on its own voice assistant to compete with rivals Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. According to CNBC , the social media giant has been developing an artificial intelligence-based digital assistant since 2018, with the project being spearheaded by the team handling the Oculus devices. The project has officially been confirmed by a company spokesperson, who stated that Facebook is "working to develop voice and AI assistant technologies that may work across family of AR/VR products including Portal, Oculus and future products". Exactly how Facebook plans on integrating...
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  • Facebook plans on competing with Google, Amazon and Apple by offering its own AI feature

    Facebook plans on competing with Google, Amazon and Apple by offering its own AI feature

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    You probably are familiar with most of the big time virtual digital assistants including Google Assistant, Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana and Samsung's Bixby. CNBC reports this afternoon that according to people familiar with the project, Facebook is developing its own virtual assistant. Considering that the company has launched a line of smart displays under the Portal name, it would make sense for Facebook to equip these devices with its own assistant. Right now, Portal users interact with Alexa for complex tasks.
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