• Fresh signs point to Facebook's ongoing work on a voice assistant codenamed Aloha

    3 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Smart speakers are among the world's fastest-growing types of consumer devices right now, but even though Amazon continues to consolidate its market domination, while Google is rapidly boosting its own shipment numbers, there's still plenty more room for expansion.
    Apple will likely try to make the HomePod happen again soon, with another tech giant reportedly waiting in the wings for the perfect time to throw its hat in the ring. We're talking about social networking king Facebook, which may have delayed the official announcement of its first long-rumored smart speaker for fairly obvious ...
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  • This is what Facebook's rumored Aloha AI assistant looks like

    This is what Facebook's rumored Aloha AI assistant looks like

    3 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Facebook is reportedly working on an Amazon Echo and Google Home killer, codenamed Aloha, which would pair a video chat service with an AI assistant. Now, thanks to some clever reverse engineering, we've got a sense for what this will look like. Jane Manchun Wong, a prodigous reverse engineer who has uncovered hidden gems in popular apps like Slack and Facebook, stumbled across this feature within the standard Android Facebook Messenger app. Facebook Messenger Voice Assistant UI pic.twitter.com/DOMe4Nsg7v - Jane Manchun Wong August 21, 2018 Right now, it's pretty barebones. The only thing...
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