Virtual assistant


Research  /  Blog

How do you write to a chatbot?

Djingo Pro, the support bot for pros Facebook opened Messenger to bots in 2016 and in doing so marked the rise of the chatbot. Specialist marketing and customer relations publications are interested in this new means of interaction that seems to combine the advantages of automation with the warm and open nature of conversation (see […]


Internet of things  /  Article

With voice and eye: is sound the future of digital?

With the proliferation of smart objects and the development of digital personal assistants, sound and voice will be at the centre of man-machine interfaces.


Research  /  Article

An enriched experience with a system that answers general questions

Sales of domestic assistants are on the up, and many of us use them on a daily basis, mainly for three things: to find out the weather, to play a piece of music or to ask general knowledge questions. The team of researchers looked into the last usage type. Improving the uses of Artificial Intelligence […]


Research  /  Article

Home in the Future: the home of tomorrow will be sensitive

The Home in the future platform paves the way for a sensitive home that understands the feelings of its occupants and changes the way they go about their daily lives.


Artificial intelligence  /  Word of innovation

NLP

NLP aims to develop software and computer programs that are capable of understanding and making statements in natural language.


Research  /  Blog

The meaning beyond words: searching for similar questions in forums

How to improve the pertinence of search engine results? The answer from Orange’s researchers, winners of an international challenge on semantic analysis.


Research  /  Blog

Usage challenges of Voice-activated “intelligent” home assistants

Recent advances in automatic speech processing – notably through the improvement of some deep automatic learning techniques [1], made possible by the availability of increasing volumes of “training” data and larger computing resources – have led to the development of a new generation of “intelligent” voice assistants (IVA). Promotional discourse on IVA (personal as Siri […]


Research  /  Podcast

Interfaces that are more and more intuitive: joint interview with James Auger and Albert Moukheiber

James Auger, a designer, and Albert Moukheiber, a neuroscience researcher, discuss the integration of cognitive biases into the development of technological interfaces (devices, voice assistants, connected objects...) and advocate for digital education.


Research  /  Podcast

The home of the future will be smart and… sensitive.

Maryline Clare-Charrier, research project manager and manager of the Home'in platform, explains the new possibilities offered by the smart and sensitive home on which Orange is working.


Artificial intelligence  /  Article

CES 2018 : towards more human and useful technologies

Luc Bretones, vice president of Orange's Technocentre and Orange Fab, presents a preview of the major trends of the 2018 edition of the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas.


Internet of things  /  Article

Did you know?

In 2016, manufacturers shipped 6.3 million virtual reality headsets to distribution channels.


Internet of things  /  Article

Did you know?

The number of connected things worldwide is set to rise from 8.4 billion in 2017 to 20.4 billion in 2020. Source: Gartner, January 2017