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By Ambit
on September 11, 2019

Auckland, New Zealand - 11 September, 2019 - Conversational artificial intelligence (CAI) company, Ambit, is partnering with Reobot Limited, who have created a conversational chat experience to help kiwis improve and practise te reo Māori.

By Ambit
on August 29, 2019

The early emergence of Artificial Intelligence is largely credited to computer scientist Alan Turing, who, in 1950, developed the not-so-creatively coined Turing Test. This ‘human evaluator’ was designed to test a machine’s ability to demonstrate intelligent behaviour to the point that it was indistinguishable from that of a human.

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

A chatbot’s personality forms the basis for the “human” user experience. From start to finish, the way a bot says hello and the way it responds to our frustrations can be phrased in many different ways. 

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

Millennials — yeah, those young, entitled and easily offended people you see on their phones 24/7 who use different acronyms every quarter (I think this one is GOAT; “Greatest Of All Time”) and still live with their parents.

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

There’s two strongly recurring themes in the myriad of conversations I’m having with people about artificial intelligence. The first is pervasive interest. I’ve worked in technology for almost 20 years, and nothing until now has generated both the level of interest – and debate. 

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has made a change that fundamentally shifts the offering of financial advice in New Zealand enabling personalised robo-advice. This move allows for comprehensive disruption of the sector via new and innovative means of delivering advice.

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

With the elections behind us, and a newly installed government making pledges to spend taxpayer dollars, it’s time to discuss how AI will fundamentally change one of the biggest issues we face as a society right now. 

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

Chatbots in the West are a relatively new phenomenon. Facebook launched their chatbot platform for Messenger in April 2016, shortly after Microsoft announced support for chatbots in Skype. Apple was even later to the party, announcing their Business Chat platform a few months ago. However, as is more often becoming the norm, the West was soundly beaten by the East in this innovation.

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

Trust. The key to a perfect relationship. In a world where knowledge is power, consumers are more and more concerned with their data. (Emphasis on the ‘their’).

By Ambit
on July 22, 2019

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last year you’ll be well aware of artificial intelligence (AI) and its manifestation as Chatbots. Chatbots are a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet.