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Speech Recognition and Language Understanding: Same or Different?

The terms “speech recognition” and “natural-language understanding” may be unfamiliar to most people, but they’re part of a growing technology that touches more lives every day.

SGT STAR Goes Mobile, Deploys in App Store

We’re excited to announce that SGT STAR is now available as an iOS app, providing the U.S. Army with new ways to connect with an increasingly mobile target audience of potential recruits. With the new

The Alme Platform vs. Watson: Why understanding is better than discovery

On the surface, virtual assistant technologies may seem similar. However, there is a fundamental difference between digital discovery and digital understanding. IBM’s Watson has taken great strides in

Technology that Leaves No One Behind

The internet has presented us with a world of opportunity, but in the process it is increasingly difficult to find exactly what we want. Meanwhile, the generation gap grows as upcoming children ride t

Search Engines vs. Natural Language Processing: what’s the difference?

Technology has been continuously evolving away from the old command-line search tools toward less and less explicit means of human-machine interaction, and what the future holds goes well beyond tool

“Moblifying” Your Website Isn’t Enough

Do you suffer from the difficult dilemma of making your website mobile-friendly but at the risk of sacrificing important company information? Next IT creates tools that go beyond Siri’s abilities. By

Making Speech-Recognition Smart

Speech recognition technology, a key advancement in mobile devices, is only one of three critical components for the best customer experience. Like the ears and mouth for communicating, speech recogni

Siri doesn’t need sass, she needs accuracy

Apple’s recent job posting has many talking. While it looks like Siri will be getting a personality-lift, it leaves us wondering if personality – making puns and cracking jokes – is enough to differen

Next IT Still Dominates the Enterprise Virtual Assistant Space

In light of Nuance’s recent acquisition of the European virtual agent company, VirtuOz, there are four things the market can learn. First, delivering a Virtual Assistant isn’t easy. There is also a di

Conversation is the New User Interface

Most people view voice recognition as the most advanced way to interact with digital devices. Pair it with a conversational interface that understands the intent of user requests, though, and a whole