Google is preparing a " smart " voice assistant with AI system Google Duplex. For the first time about Duplex in corporations told conference I / O 8 May, after which Google fell a lot of criticism.
How to " pump " the assistant
The developers assure that Duplex can not be distinguished from rights. The voice assistant skillfully mimics human speech, while using for a better effect interjections like " ummm " and « Aaah » .
AT During the course of I / O, viewers were shown a Google Duplex conversation with employee of the hairdresser, where the owner of the device wanted to register. AND it looked so natural that in The media began to criticize the neural network, calling it horrifying and unethical.
Reply from Google
AT Google responded to criticism, saying that while only testing Duplex. AT companies promised that the voice assistant will not will deceive you and will always warn that with you are talking robot.
" The function is developed with built-in unmasking mechanism so that the user can always correctly identify the system. That we shown on I / O, is only an early demo version , and we from We look forward to the valuable feedback that will necessarily be taken into account in product development " - they say in Google.
Test the system will begin this summer, and when it becomes available to users - not is specified.
Source: The Verge