Cancun (Mexico), Nov 7 (EFE) .- The technology giant Cisco announced today that its new voice assistant, developed for its Spark meeting and collaboration platform, will be released to all devices and the web in the first months of 2018.
"It will be available at the beginning of next year," Cisco Vice President of Growth Ruba Borno told reporters. in the framework of Cisco Live! artificial and called Cisco Spark Assistant, was presented the previous week at the Partner Summit 2017 in Dallas (Texas, USA) and among its features include the use of MindMeld, the speech recognition technology and natural language processing.
The robot also uses features such as Intelligent Proximity, which identifies the people present in the meeting only with being a few meters away, on the equipment of the Spark platform, which includes an application and an intelligent board for meeting rooms.
"Artificial intelligence is very present in our work. executive.
The technology of San Jose (California) had submitted in 2015 to "Spark", a free application for all operating systems that has chat and the possibility of share files from devices or the web.
The "spark" of Cisco, as it is called, allows you to create virtual "meeting rooms" where you can start video calls, share screens, check the history of messages and connect calendars of several email servers.
In the case of Cisco Spark Assistant, its first functions will be to start meetings, joining or leaving appointments, calling someone from the organization or navigating and controlling devices.
"The learning of the machines, whose capabilities are in this assistant, is our priority, "concluded Borno, who participates until Thursday in the Mexican resort of Cancun in the main appointment of the firm in the region, which is attended by 5,500 people.