ParallelDots enhanced its artificial intelligence API portfolio with the new Virality Detection API and the Excel add-in. The Virality Detection API predicts the potential of an image to go viral. The Excel add-in allows users to collect data within Excel for analysis by the ParallelDots AI API.
Amazon announced an update to the Alexa Skills Kit that will let developers take control of how Alexa speaks. SSML Speechcons can spice up Alexa's pronunciation for the sake of clarity, emphasis, or just for fun. Listening to Alexa is a painful reminder that computers still don't know how to speak.
Kairos, known for its cloud-based face recognition solution, has introduced an on-premise version of its API. An on-premise option allows users to better secure their use cases, and reduces latency between apps that consume the API, and the compute-heavy cloud where Kairos built its tech.