intel bought ai ip...avatars, multilingual, and gesture...itanium/virtual contact center use?
In July 2013, Intel confirmed the acquisition of Omek Interactive, an Israeli company that makes technology for gesture-based interfaces, without disclosing the monetary value of the deal. An official statement from Intel read: “The acquisition of Omek Interactive will help increase Intel’s capabilities in the delivery of more immersive perceptual computing experiences." One report estimated the value of the acquisition between US$30 million and $50 million.
The acquisition of a Spanish natural language recognition startup named Indisys was announced on September 13, 2013. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but an email from an Intel representative stated: “Intel has acquired Indisys, a privately held company based in Seville, Spain. The majority of Indisys employees joined Intel. We signed the agreement to acquire the company on May 31 and the deal has been completed." Indysis explains that its artificial intelligence (IA) technology “is a human image, which converses fluently and with common sense in multiple languages and also works in different platforms=======================================================
8x8 history with oddcast. intel licensed business software from 8x8/announced at the time of announcement of msft licensing virtual trunking. some msft virtual assistant for their devices? virtual assistant. no app down loaded to your device? do they use vmware? might it be hosted view by 8x8?