Apr 18, 2019

Facebook to Develop its Own Voice Assistant

Facebook is in the process of developing its own voice assistant for Oculus VR and smart speakers. The company wants to compete with rivals Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Since the year 2018, the company seems to be developing an artificial intelligence-based digital assistant.

This project seems to be spearheaded by the team handling the Oculus devices. It however remains unclear as to how the company is planning to integrate the assistant into its products.

It seems unclear whether the company is trying to futureproof its own hardware. Facebook will have to face stiff competition from some of the already well-established ones like Alexa and Google Assistant.
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