Google Explicate Its Stand On AI Voice Calling System - MobileAppDaily
google

Google Explicate Its Stand On AI Voice Calling System

The new AI from Google can book an appointment for you.

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/Google Explicate Its Stand On AI Voice Calling System

Google CEO Sundar Pichai introduced the lifelike artificial intelligence, Duplex onstage on Tuesday at the company’s I/O developer conference. The new innovation imitates a human voice to make appointments. The Duplex AI engages Google Assistant, which is a direct answer to Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri digital assistants.

As stated by Google in a Blog post,

“Today we announce Google Duplex, a new technology for conducting natural conversations to carry out “real world” tasks over the phone. The technology is directed towards completing specific tasks, such as scheduling certain types of appointments. For such tasks, the system makes the conversational experience as natural as possible, allowing people to speak normally, like they would to another person, without having to adapt to a machine.”

Duplex display of jaw-dropping conversation included "umms" and "ahs" in between which makes it sound like a normal human and expectedly, raised arguments over the risks posed by such technology. To this, Google promised that its AI Assistant would make sure that it lets the other person know that they're talking to a bot. 

 

In a statement provided by Google to The Verge,

“We understand and value the discussion around Google Duplex — as we’ve said from the beginning, transparency in the technology is important. We are designing this feature with disclosure built-in, and we’ll make sure the system is appropriately identified. What we showed at I/O was an early technology demo, and we look forward to incorporating feedback as we develop this into a product.”

Though the exhibited conversation was a pre-recorded phone call and thankfully, Duplex is not yet a working bot. The voice of Duplex is totally different from that of Google Home smart speaker, which employs semi-robotic commands. Duplex aptly mimics the voice of a real person by taking a pause in between the conversation and make it looks like it's actually buying some time to think.

With the discussion around Google Duplex, the new AI is right in the race to clear the most crucial assessment in the evolution of computing, “The Turing Test.” The term was coined by English computer scientist Alan Turing in 1950, which states that a computer's natural language responses would have to sound just like a real human and Duplex looks quite close to that.

Vikram Khajuria
Written By
Vikram Khajuria

A typical boy and tech enthusiast, Vikram is totally fascinated by the journey of his day from miseries to joys. Covering the journalism field, he writes at MobileAppDaily and keeps surfing the trends to understand tech and inventions better. Don’t forget his driving skills, he is a professional car rallyist. Life has just got better, breath it!!

Top Companies

01.
InMobi
Singapore
02.
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
03.
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
04.
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
05.
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

google

Google Maps Gets An Update To Support iPhone X

Eric Jones 4 min read  

It's almost a month since the Apple fans got their hands on the iPhone X now, Google has updated its most anticipated app, the Google maps for the iPhone. The company has been working since last 27 days to update the Google Maps for iPhone X support.{IRP}The newly updated Google Maps is

google

YouTube TV Gets The 'Voice Remote' Feature For Some Users

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Google has rolled out a "Voice Remote" feature for the YouTube TV app. That sounds interesting. But sadly, the new feature popped up for only some users and is not available for everyone. Voice Remote does not require an app update. As the name of the new feature suggests, a remote that ca

google

Talking To Books Looks Effortless By Google's AI Experiment

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Google has come up with a new application that allows users to interact with an AI-based language processing system. Such activities by Google demonstrate AIs' ability to understand how we speak. This particular innovation will let the user search for any intended answers in books by AI’s

google

Google All Set To Roll Out Web SMS Feature For Android Users

Neha Baluni 4 min read  

Google is all set to offer exceptional message functionality for the users as the company announced it will roll out support to messages for the web. The complete roll out of the services will take an entire week as per the timeline quoted by the technology giant. The feature will be rolled out with