Google home and Google Mini are now introduced in India and according to an estimate, Google Assistant usage has grown three times in the last 12 months. You can now effortlessly switch between English and another language when conversing with your additional in Google Home. Google Home aims to support seven Indic languages in the next few months. Read more on this in an article by HARISH JONNALAGADDA in androidcentral.
Users are allowed to play through web-browser by a fraction of currently available Cloud Gaming Software. Based on the cost, performance and accessibility RemoteMyApp’s second generation of streaming technology software Vortex is most popular among the cloud gamers and is advised as the best cloud based gaming software for google chrome. It is only $9.99 per month for about 100 hours of Cloud Gaming and provides instant play for a long list of games. Read more about this in an article by JJ Cabana in FLICKSTIQ.
Talking computers and robots that will one day take over the world comes to mind whenever artificial intelligence is discussed but that only happens in Hollywood AI is now opening great possibilities in manufacturing and other areas of business where the manual processes can now be effectively automated just like typing a question into Google and answers to the query would appear. Instead of being a bunch of transformers in your office with the installation of new AI-powered ERP Software now your systems would get more adept with each query in similarities and many other factors. Read more about this in an article by Tom McKeown in Forbes.
Focused on protecting content itself rather than the network, U.S. Department of Defense redaction software, WindTalker, is now being released to a wider legal market. The software offers encryptions, redacts on a micro-level, focusing on individual words, sentences and paragraphs rather than documents as a whole. That encryption moves with the document when it’s sent out, and the original creator of the document can control access permissions to sensitive information remotely automated privilege logs, document management and e-discovery providers about integration opportunities. Read more about this in the article by Zach Warren in LegalTechNews.
As broadcasting and media industry steadily moves towards IP and software-centric environments, a completely IP and software-based uncompressed playout system is recently launched by Red Bee Media. The new platform claims to eliminate compressed video feeds, special purpose hardware or additional infrastructure that is costly to acquire and maintain. The software offers the highest quality streams and flexible commercial models running on a hybrid cloud. Read more on this on in an article by Tim Dams in Broadcast.
Evaluating the fetal heart through ultrasound can be one of the most difficult exams to perform as the heart at this age beats at 150 times per minute and is no bigger than the size of an olive. Greggory DeVore, M.D. claims that the most incredible feature of the fetalHQ software is the ability to collect the size, shape, and function of the fetal heart in just two and a half minutes. Read more about the software in Diagnostics and Interventional Cardiology.
The mobile app performance software HeadSpin has raised Series B funding worth of $20 million today and is expecting to double its revenues in 2018. Investors such as ICONIQ Capital, EQT Ventures and Battery Ventures participated in the funding, joined by other investors such as GV, Danhua Capital, Telstra Ventures, NextWorld Capital, and Nexus Ventures Partners. According to VentureBeat, the infused cash will be used to address the demands of the customers and to grow the company’s workforce.
According to a statement by ICONIQ co-founder Will Griffith, HeadSpin’s performance has been outstanding as a startup company and has appealed the majority of the key players in the mobile world. The mobile app software company has already become the benchmark for other companies in the mobile world, becoming the fastest growing software companies ever seen.
The Palo-Alto based software company was joined by Manish Lachwani (ex-principal architect of the Amazon Kindle) last year. Under his command, the relatively unknown and a startup company has transformed into one of the fastest growing software companies. Lachwani joined by Brien Colwell (Nextop’s ex CEO) as the Chief technology officer and Sriram Krishnan (former head of international growth of Tinder) as the head of product are the top tier of the company. Read more at TechCrunch.
Apple unveiled the most anticipated update iOS-12 with a series of interesting features like Grouped Notification and FaceTime with up to 32 participants. iOS-12 public beta 3 is available today and with this update, Apple aims to make its mobile operating system more reliable competing with Google’s Android. Although it isn’t the biggest software update there is something in it for you whether you are downloading public or developer’s version, caution is advised. But the best part is iOS-12 is free to download, whether you wait for September or download it today. Read more about this in the article by Matt Swider in techradar.
Amazon launched its first smart speakers, the famous Amazon Echo with Alexa, back in November 2014. Since then they have remained a hit and Amazon has continued to flood the market by designing smart home devices. Currently, the Echo is in its third generation and has developed into a collection of five devices.
However, this strikes Amazon with its biggest challenge, to fix its software cracks. While we keep on experiencing great hardware progressions by Amazon and Amazon keeps refining the hardware choices every single day, the software experience needs work to keep pace with these advancements. Amazon consistently needs to enhance its customers’ experience with Alexa make sure it is smooth and error free. Read more on Pocket-lint.