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Weekly Digest: AI Painter From Nvidia and Bot-in-a-Box From Google Cloud
Emergency department visitors opt for chatbots to talk about social needs
A team led by the University of Washington create a chatbot that could ask emergency department visitors about social needs, including housing, food, access to medical care, and physical safety. The team tested it on 41 patients in Seattle and Los Angeles emergency departments. Results show that two groups of patients preferred the chatbot: patients who had less than a middle school level of health literacy and patients who appreciated establishing emotional connections. Via Medical News.
Nvidia releases AI painter translating words to landscapes
Nvidia introduced a new AI tool that translates words into art. The GauGAN2 upgrades the GauGAN text-to-image model for transforming a written description into a realistic painting. Via Voicebot.ai.
Google Cloud announces new Conversational AI service product
Google Cloud unveiled Bot-in-a-Box, which is a Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Business Messages feature. Designed to assist enterprises in initiating conversations with customers, Bot-in-a-Box uses NLU and Google’s Dialogflow software to create chatbots that can understand and respond to customer questions without developers needing to write code. Powered by machine learning to understand a customer’s request, the new tool features Custom Intents, which finds the information a customer needs without human intervention. Via Venture Beat.
ZeroShotBot launches AI chatbot that requires no coding
ZeroShotBot launched a new conversational AI technology that allows for building a fully functional chatbot with zero coding experience. ZeroShotBot uses language processing and recognition through the use of zero-shot learning so that non-developers can build and run an enterprise-level chatbot without prior knowledge in coding. Via PRNewswire.