Intel bought Indisys: emotional approach to computer





As the resource TechCrunch, according to rumors, Intel acquired for U.S. $ 26 million Spanish startup Indisys. This company is known for its range of products, based on a “smart interactive technology.” Among them are «Siri-like” virtual assistant, and a semantic search engine. This world-renowned chipmaker is one step closer when the computer learns to feel something. Interest in developing a voice assistant, previously appeared on the information is and at Microsoft .

An intelligent assistant called Maya and is claimed to be able to converse fluently in different languages. It supports a variety of platforms, including mobile and web service mode. Among the other products of the company are in the process of development: multi-mode interface control and monitoring of aircraft and a virtual online assistant for people with hearing impairments.

Earlier this year, Intel has created a fund with a capital of 100 million U.S. dollars. Goal of the fund is the empowerment of computing devices , “the likeness of the human senses.” In the area of ​​interest fall gestures, voice technology and emotion.

Intel Capital president Arvind sodar explained, is working on what the fund:

Devices with human feelings that can see, hear, and feel like people have long been the subject of science fiction, but now are in the framework of the latest innovations in the field of computing power and the technologies that are used in cameras.

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