Essays about: "virtual assistant"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words virtual assistant.

  1. 1. How Could a Virtual Assistant Facilitate Daily Product Design Work? : By presenting key method and standard content; more specifically related to the mechanical product development area

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Interaktiva och kognitiva system

    Author : Pontus Tell; [2020]
    Keywords : Virtual Assistant; User Experience; Human-Artificial Intelligence guidelines; Anthropomorphism; The Uncanny Valley;

    Abstract : The usage of virtual assistants is starting to appear within a wide range of application areas. This thesis has been conducted in collaboration with Volvo Cars and more specifically the CAD & Mechanical Development department. It examines how a virtual assistant could facilitate daily product design work at Volvo Cars. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Strategic Communication Challenges in the Era of the Voice Assistant

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Xiaoyu Huang; [2020]
    Keywords : Voice Assistant; Virtual Assistant; Strategic Communication; Applied Thematic Analysis; Document Analysis; Communication Value Circle; Gatekeeping Theory; Game Changer; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Using machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies, voice assistant (VA) has become a new social phenomenon and a market game changer in multiple industries. This thesis focuses on the strategic communication challenges brought about by the VA. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining the Voice of Montreal: Exploring Possibilities for Human-Machine Companionship

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Malik Dehbi Talbot; [2020]
    Keywords : critical posthumanism; artificial intelligence; virtual assistant; tourism; science and technology studies; human-machine relationships; voicebot; labor relations; companion; sociomaterial assemblage; History and Archaeology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the possibility for (re)defining the relationship between humans and robots with conversational interfaces. It does so by looking at the creation process of a voice and text-based virtual assistant for tourists from the perspective of critical posthumanism and posthuman performativity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual Assistants and Their Performance In Professional Environments

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Erik Persson; Johan Torssell; [2020]
    Keywords : Virtual Assistants; Watson Assistant; Virtual Assistant Evaluation; Potential Cost Savings; Organisational Value;

    Abstract : Contributors from the mid 20th century up to now have developed and refined virtual assistants, taking the technology from a set of rules to assistants driven by Artificial Intelligence. Today, virtual assistants can provide value in organisation and support a sustainable society by conducting basic and repetitive tasks, and help reduce inequalities caused by biased advisors on sensitive topics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Speaking About Voice : A Study on Communicating Brand Personality Through Virtual Assistants

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Karolina Bergman; Daniela Sundin; [2019]
    Keywords : Bergman; Sundin; Virtual Assistant; Communication; Voice; Brand Personality;

    Abstract : Problematization: Earlier research on brand communication emphasize the importance of communicating a brand consistently throughout all marketing channels and media. Virtual assistants (VAs) are a new marketing media and a relatively new technology with which a brand can communicate with customers. READ MORE