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Muse ReSmart

As human beings live longer, the number of people diagnosed with dementia is growing. Many studies have proved that dementia tends to degenerate cognitive abilities. Since dementia patients endure different types of symptoms, it is important to monitor dementia patients individually. Furthermore, old people are generally lack of understanding technology, which brings a low self-motivation to use technologies.  To enhance the cognitive abilities of old people, we propose a mobile plat-form called ReSmart which embeds six distinct levels of the brain training task, based on five cognitive areas to detect different types of individual symptoms. Those brain training tasks are presented in a game-like format that aims to not lose the elder ‘s motivation for technology use and keeping interested. […]

Abusive Language Detection for Muse Engine

Overview Bach, multiple linked dialogue data platform for Muse engine, has utilized multiple resources – artificial intelligence, human reviewers, automated rating system, etc. – in an effort to generate best human-machine conversations, and a noisy data follows as a necessity from the development process. Noisy data is meaningless data, and its meaning can be expanded to include abusive language which causes challenges that we encountered when developing Muse engine. In this blog post, we will describe a development process of Muse engine ‘s abusive language detection system and demonstrate the efficacy by comparing the system with different models in detecting abusive language . To be brief, AKA’s abusive language detection system has shown a good performance by extracting additional features […]

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! //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 […]

Musio @Japan | Monthly Updates – May

Musio has made quite a few achievements in May. Let’s start with the most important one: Announcements: 1. Musio is now “MADE IN JAPAN” Musio will now become “Made In Japan”! On May 30, AKA announced the partnership with the Nigata-based company K-UST (Kashiwazaki US Tech, LTD.) for producing Musio in Japan. With Musio’s body finally made in Japan, AKA has took one step closer to presenting Musio as a collaboration of two countries.   2. Musio can write poems of its own! Musio can now write poems, with its AI engine MUSE! In the video, we have three musio poems. Out of three poems, two comes from Musio, while the other is a work of a Pulitzer Award winner. Can you […]