Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) and Smart Advisors: Autonomous Agent and Smart Machine Technology and the Market for Ambient User Experience
Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) and Smart Advisors use Autonomous Agents and Smart Machine technology to enable an Ambient User Experience for applications and services. The Internet of Things (IoT) intensifies this need as machines interact with other machines and humans autonomously.
In keeping with the theme of communications enabled applications, we also see VPA enabled apps becoming widespread to the point that they are embedded within most services. The preferred user interface for many Internet and wireless apps will ultimately become integrated with smart advisors and rely upon next generation interactions such as Haptic UI and other dynamic and contextual actions and interfaces.
This research evaluates the technologies, solutions, companies and market for Virtual Personal Assistants (VPA) and Smart Advisors. The report includes a market assessment and forecast to 2025. All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.
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