Microsoft Startup to Improve Voice Assistant Cortana. Microsoft acquired the company Semantic Machines. The startup focuses on the development of conversations with artificial intelligence.
It’s not declared, what Microsoft paid for the Berkeley company. It is clear, however, that the startup will work on enhancements to Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual voice assistant, published by Fortune News.
Semantic Machines works on artificial intelligence focused on the conversation. With technology, according to Microsoft,
it is credible to speak in a more natural way with the computer, to “obtain and discover information”.
The startup includes professors from the universities of Berkeley and Stanford.
Larry Gillick is also active at Semantic Machines. In the past, he worked at Apple on Siri’s voice assistant.