How to train a voice assistant

Lisa-Marie Els


Voice assistants that can understand every word

Once a novelty, voice-enabled assistants are now an everyday
presence in our lives – whether they reside in the operating system of
a mobile phone, the dashboard of a vehicle, or in the intricate wiring
of a smart speaker. Not only are they more commonplace, they are
increasingly expected to work beyond the basics. Templated answers
that miss the mark, or phrases such as, “I’m sorry, could you repeat
that”, simply don’t cut it.