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Former Amazon Alexa Employee Launched Level AI with $15 Million in Funding
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Former Amazon Alexa Employee Launched Level AI with $15 Million in Funding

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 25TH Aug 2021-- Level AI a company founded by former Amazon Alexa product leader Ashish Nagar launched to modernize customer service using conversational artificial intelligence to uniquely help organizations work with customers to solve any issues in real-time and elevate the customer’s overall experience. The Level AI platform debuts amid a COVID-driven surge in customer-service call volumes and as enterprise contact centers shift to the cloud. With strong early demand for its cloud-based solution, Level AI is already working with more than 30 brands through its enterprise partners. Level AI also announced the close of $13 million in Series A funding in conjunction with its launch, bringing its total funding to date to $15 million. The round was led by t...
Alexa Users Can Now Teach it Hindi and Other Local Languages
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Alexa Users Can Now Teach it Hindi and Other Local Languages

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa from the past few months is bringing in various modifications for the purpose of increasing its customer base. Now, Alexa has introduced a feature that its users can teach it local Indian languages like Hindi, Marathi and Bengali. The e-commerce major Amazon announced a new skill aimed at improving Alexa's speech recognition. As of now, the artificial intelligence-powered Alexa used to engage with people in English, however, now it is expanding its language skills. "Alexa gets smarter every day and now customers in India can help Alexa learn Hindi, and other Indian languages, using the new Cleo skill," Amazon stated. Alexa at present competes with virtual assistants like Apple's Siri and Google Assistant. Cleo enables the users to share more facts and ...
Agrahyah Technologies to Launch Voice-based Content Platform for Local Language
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Agrahyah Technologies to Launch Voice-based Content Platform for Local Language

Agrahyah Technologies, a software company that is based in Mumbai has announced the launch of a new voice-based content platform for Indian language content among the first such companies. Agrahyah Technologies is a company that aims to make technology reachable and usable for everyone and eliminate English as a barrier for better utilization of the internet. A web (desktop and mobile) and mobile application-based platform called Aawaz.com is scheduled to be launched in a few weeks. This platform will comprise of Hindi content for the start. It will also be available through voice assistants-based smart speakers including Amazon Echo and Google Home. “We will have content covering astrology, Bollywood, comedy and devotion, along with health and entertainment,” said Sreeraman Thiagar...
Amazon To Add More Features To Alexa With Yext Business Services
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Amazon To Add More Features To Alexa With Yext Business Services

Amazon, the popular e-commerce platform is reportedly adding new features into its exclusive product Alexa. The company is expanding Alexa’s brain with the help of Yext Business Services. Amazon is adding hours, addresses and phone numbers of more than 1 million business locations to its Alexa digital-assistant platform so customers can access the information via voice command. This will be done in collaboration with Yext, which offers business data used in Alphabet's Google search engine, Apple's Siri digital assistant, and Facebook's social media platform. Amazon has offered similar news through consumer-review website Yelp, which has enabled users to ask questions like "Alexa, what's the best Mexican restaurant nearby?" The data from Yext provides more material directly from busin...