Alexa, Is Voice Command A Valid Commercial Technology? Nevermind, I Already Know The Answer

Alexa, Is Voice Command A Valid Commercial Technology? Nevermind, I Already Know The Answer

It’s this writer’s view that voice command and AI isn’t quite ready for applications in commercial technology. Shut up and stop listening, Alexa!

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Alexa, Is Voice Command A Valid Commercial Technology? Nevermind, I Already Know The Answer

It’s this writer’s view that voice command and AI isn’t quite ready for applications in commercial technology. Shut up and stop listening, Alexa!


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Alcorn McBride DMX and more helps visitors get closer than ever to the ‘best-preserved meteorite impact site’ at Meteor Crater Interactive Discovery Center.


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SMPTE Montreal/Quebec section and Ottawa subsection turn to Matrox Monarch LCS for live streaming of presentations to global members.


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Alexa, Is Voice Command A Valid Commercial Technology? Nevermind, I Already Know The Answer

It's this writer's view that voice command and AI isn't quite ready for applications in commercial technology. Shut up and...
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AV Rescue: It’s Unbelievable What I See in AV Design!

A list of the most common AV fails I've seen in recent years. Integrators, please, follow more AV design principles, or we...
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