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Bach: data architecture for multi-linked dialogues

Introduction Dialogue systems are systems intended to converse with human users, and recent advancements in AI have contributed to closing the gap between human-machine conversations in many consumer services. AKA Intelligence researchers also tried to build automated dialogue systems and finally set up its own dialogue system, Muse, being able to practice English in addition to social conversations. One of the key differences between the existing systems and Muse is the customized data structure, Bach, to train AI model. It is important for recent dialogue systems to learn from human-human conversations in order to generate best human-machine conversations. Normally, the process of dialogue system may be summarized as follows: when a user asks a question, the system either searches a […]

Evaluation for Muse Dialogue Engine 2019

Introduction Recent advances in AI has contributed to the rebirth of a chatbot-type dialogue system being able to interact with people through natural language communication. This could help people better understand the world around them and communicate more effectively with others, effectively bridging communication gaps. Therefore, it is important to understand the quality attributes associated developing and implementing high-quality conversational agents and diaglouge system. Muse is a NLP engine developed by AKA Intelligence, with a focus on natural conversation. Engineers at AKA and Softbank are collaborating to bring the Muse engine into Pepper, Softbank’s humannoid robot, to use Muse as Pepper’s English conversation system. Muse is also expanding into other hardware platforms as well. A typical example is Musio, a […]

🌎年末年始休業のお知らせ🌎

12月29日(土)から1月6日(日)まで、 AKA共にMusio Showroomは年末年始のお休みを頂きます。 発送につきましては29日以降ストップいたしますので、 28日ご注文分は1月7日以降、順次発送となります。 また、メールや電話でのお問い合わせも上記の期間はご返答致しかねます。 1月7日以降にて順にご返答させていただく予定でございます。 2018年もたくさんのご愛顧ありがとうございました。 2019年も何卒よろしくお願い致します。 Musioと良い年をお迎えください✨

Musio on Nikkei: “AI technology is coming to our homes, as English conversation partners and home assistants”

We have great news! Musio was featured on The Nikkei (日本経済新聞, Japan Economics Newspaper) On July 1, 2017! Musio was introduced as a personal conversation companion and a friend that can talk like a native English speaker. The article explained that AI technology nowadays is now advancing into consumers’ homes. Pointed out by the article is the roles that AIs are assuming in homes: the first is as a chore assistants like smart laundry machine. The second one, represented by Musio, is a personal AI companion that offers emotional comfort and attachment. We were so happy to see a glimpse of  everyday life with Musio introduced in the article! http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXLASGH22H0O_S7A620C1905E00/ The block quote below is a translation for the part that […]

Current Status of Musio (2017 July)

For those yearning to catch up with what Musio has achieved so far, see the video below.   From poem writing to image recognition, Musio is becoming more and more closer to becoming the companion just for you.  

MUSE API (Beta) Sneak Peak

Today, we have the sneak preview of MUSE API (Beta). MUSE API is what Musio actually talks to in the cloud to manage the dialogue and generate things to say, recognize faces, etc. In order to show you better some of the major things going on behind the Musio, we built a temporary front-end for the API. We have a video explaining features of API as well as accompanying material. Our API is on its way, so stay tuned!

Musio Version 1.1.7

At last, we have the long-awaited version 1.1.7 update ready for download! Ver 1.1.7 Update Manual Please read through the instructions below and follow the steps in order, while charging your Musio. Touch Musio’s screen for a few seconds. The screen with four neatly aligned icons will appear. Touch the icon on the far right corner. (The setting icon with an arrow) When the message 「New update 」 appears on the screen, touch 「Start」 to begin the update. Case 1) If you see the message「Latest version」, it means that your Musio’s system has already been updated. Case 2) If you see the message 「Try again」, it means that there’s a Wi-Fi connection problem. Please check the status of your Wi-Fi […]