Articles

Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Startup Semantic Machines

Microsoft has acquired Semantic Machines, a conversational artificial intelligence startup, the software giant announced on May 20. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Based in Berkeley, Calif., Semantic Machines specializes in AI systems that can carry on conversations. It’s a step up from command-driven AI experiences, where virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri, Google Assistant and Microsoft’s own Cortana respond to commands and complete tasks but generally offer little in the way of an ongoing dialogue between bots and human users.

Source: eweek.com
Author: Pedro Hernandez

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s