Stimulating Robot Tidbits
Robytes December 2012, Page 08
New Era in Manufacturing?, Keep Your Mind (and Hands) Out of the Gutter, Not Being There, Firefighting Bot Hot Ticket, and No More Reaching for Salt and Pepper.
2016 is the year of the chat bot — a forecast supported in part by the launch of messenger bots for Facebook and Microsoft platforms, among others. Chat bots — introduced nearly 50 years ago — are software agents that can create text dialogue that resembles something that a human might produce. I expect this latest generation of chatter bots — tied to voice recognition and generation — to make a significant impact in the self-driving car market.