Nuance has unveiled its new project which it hopes will become a challenger to Siri and Google Now. The project, which is codenamed Wintermute - after the AI in William Gibson's novel Neuromancer, is a cross-platform, cloud-based virtual assistant.
Robin updates to version 2.0, gets new commercial [video]
We looked at Siri competitor Robin for the first time just a few months ago, but it has already made its way to version 2.0, getting a visual makeover in the process. Will the new look and new features finally give Siri a run for its money?
Ubi is a speech-powered plug-and-play internet device for your home [Kickstarter]
Ubi is basically an internet device meant for the home. The device is powered by Andriod and connects to your home network via Wi-Fi. What's different with Ubi relative to most other Android devices is the lack of a touchscreen. Ubi works purely through voice.
Lexee lets developers incorporate SIRI-like speech control to any app
A company called Angel has recently launched a platform called Lexee, which lets app developers incorporate speech control into just about any application. Currently focusing on the enterprise market, Lexee "goes beyond the usual voice assistant" and actually lets businesses "talk" to their customers through an interactive voice interface.