“Hey Siri, what’s the weather going to be like today?”

“Hey Alexa, can you play that one song that goes doo-doo-duh-doo?”

“Okay, Google. Tell me a joke!”

Voice assistant technology has revolutionized the way we work and play. Whether we want to know if we’re going to need a sweater, need to listen to that song that’s stuck in our head, or just want to talk to someone when no one else is around, voice recognition technology seems to always have the perfect answer. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are voice technologies?

Voice technology (also referred to as speaker recognition) is a type of voice recognition technology that allows a computer to recognize and decode the human voice. This ability allows machines or programs to receive and interpret spoken word and carry out commands based on that information. It’s widely used with AI-powered voice assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Apple’s Siri. 

What are the benefits of voice technology?

There are a lot of benefits to integrating voice technology into your home or business. This includes:

  • Increased productivity, particularly in situations where it’s important to capture speech faster than one can type.
  • Additional accessibility for those with physical or mental handicaps.
  • Enhanced convenience for users.

In the end, the primary benefit for voice technology is centered around new levels of productivity and convenience for those who use it in their homes and workplaces. 

How do intelligent virtual assistants work?

An intelligent virtual assistant processes the words a user speaks or types into a machine in order to convert it into digital data that software can then analyze. This software uses state-of-the-art speech recognition technology via an algorithm to find the best answer to return to the user.

What are the top benefits of intelligent virtual assistants?

Much like voice technology, an intelligent virtual assistant is instrumental in improving overall productivity and helping its user to automate once-manual tasks such as transcription, note-taking, etc. It is also instrumental in setting automatic reminders and other helpful prompts in one’s smartphone or smart device.

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