One of the most frequent questions clients ask when visiting a Cloud Garage is "Can you build us a chatbot?" This question is reflective of an industry-wide trend towards more natural language in computerised interactions, and also more automation of interactions currently handled by humans. Today, there are currently more than 33,000 chatbots on Facebook Messenger alone. Many businesses are turning to Watson Conversation to help take out cost and improve user satisfaction. Our Hursley Labs colleague Simon Burns has written an excellent series of articles on how to write great Watson chatbots, which you should definitely go read. Think of this blog as a supplement, with our experiences from the field. To address this pressing question, I’ve compiled a set of considerations for you to address when deciding whether a chatbot is truly the solution to your business needs.
For my first API World session, I'm sharing the stage with Bhavana Srinivas of PubNub. Together, we'll cover how to make cognitive, real-time apps using IBM Watson services with PubNub Functions. As you will see at our session, combining Watson Tone Analyzer with PubNub is not only lightening fast, but it's also very easy.
SmartFactoryKL has become the learning and showcase factory for IBM and its strategic technology in the area of Industrie 4.0 and addresses the full scope of the IBM Industrie 4.0 Reference Architecture. This post presents their use cases that demonstrate a typical Industrie 4.0 project in a public-private initiative.
IBM at OSCON 2017 May 8-11, 2017 Austin Convention Center Booth 301 Thanks to everybody who stopped by our booth, chatted with our developers, and joined our sessions at OSCON 2017. Keep checking this blog for post-event interviews, and links to the IBM keynote and sessions. If you missed the book signing, get the e-book […]
We're announcing a lower price for using custom models developed with Watson Knowledge Studio.
The above Chinese Proverb expresses what multi sensory learning is all about in three lines. The human brain has evolved to learn and operate optimally in multi sensory environments. Hence, when we engage more senses, more cognitive connections and associations are made and this helps to further process new information. In fact, we learn “better” using multiple senses at once. It's logical! Let’s use Dragon Creative Enterprise Solutions Ltd. (DCESL) to help us build some new cognitive connections of our own.
In this blog, we will focus on the third and final tutorial on using the Text to Speech service.
In the first post of this series we covered the first tutorial which extends a Swift-based, cognitive mobile app using the Alchemy API. Now we will focus on the second tutorial and how you can use the Visual Recognition service.