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Smile Innovation's Watch - #4

Smile Innovation's Watch - #4

That’s now the end of the second month of our watch over the internet for delivering you curated content about the innovation all around the world. In this edition, you’ll find voice recognition for automagical meeting notes creation, better voice synthesis from Google, AI that code or recognize all individuals of an entire population and robot that cook, and some good Press Campaign from WholeFoods on Instagram. We even include some press article to reflect on how Vocal Assistant will shape the future of our way of living, especially for our children and the first interview of Siri and Alexa on French radio.

Hope you’ll enjoy reading it, this is Smile’s Innovation tech watch.

Innovation • /ˌɪnəˈveɪʃən/

Google launches more realistic text-to-speech service

Google is offering more and more AI-powered cloud tools. Its latest is a voice synthesizer, powered by machine learning from Google’s UK subsidiary DeepMind.

Otter Voice Notes

When Machine Learning and Speach Recognation combines to transcrit automagically your meeting notes for you

CLEVER: a Ubisoft Montreal experiment around AI and coding

Ubisoft Montréal reveals how they help to build a tool called CLEVER that combine Code Metrics with clone detection for preventing developers to create new bugs and resolve the existing ones in projects.

Privacy • /ˈpɹaɪ.və.si/

Les IA de reconnaissance faciale sont-elles dangereuses ?

(to read in 🇫🇷) At the age of countless cameras and videotaping and AI, it starts getting urgent to question the ethics of the algorithm, especially face recognition ones.

Openness • /ˈəʊ.pən/ + /nəs/

No, Whole Foods was not hacked

Because openness is not just about open-source products, it’s also about open-mind and being conscious of our world. Whole Foods announced a new campaign to raise awareness for endangered bees.

Les assistants vocaux vont-il faire de nos enfants des tyrans ?

(to listen in 🇫🇷) Being integrated into your smartphone or into smart-speakers, vocal assistants are very welcomed by children. But to let them give orders all the days of it will not turn them into despots?

Fun • /fʌn/

#JEANPOD: the first smart speaker setting the scene

Jean-Paul Gauthier surf on smart voice assistant to create JEANPOD, it’s own assistant with very special capabilities and functions

Qwant Sports Hololens

Mixed Reality experience in collaboration with Qwant and Microsoft around football ⚽️

[**Siri and Alexa: 1st 📻 interview !

(to listen in 🇫🇷) For the last episode of the season, L’Instant M welcomes two vocal assistants, Siri and Alexa.

That’s all folks !

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