Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, signaling a deeper move into ‘conversational AI’
Microsoft says that the Berkeley-based technology company has created a 'revolutionary' new approach to building AI.
With the recent acquisition of Semantic Machines, Microsoft is bolstering its commitment to conversational artificial intelligence (AI). David Ku, Microsoft corporate vice president and chief technology officer for AI and research, announced the news on Monday.
Microsoft says that the Berkeley-based technology company has created a “revolutionary” new approach to building AI.
With this move, Microsoft underscores its dedication to being on the leading edge of conversational AI and commitment to Cortana, its struggling-for-market-recognition voice assistant product, and other conversational products and platforms.