Entrepreneur First backs PolyAI to give machines a voice
Conversational and voice interfaces are taking over, but designing experiences for this new medium remains out of reach to most. At EF, we think PolyAI can enable a new generation of applications, thanks to the impressive experience and research of the founding team.
Platforms like Siri or Alexa aspire to be the gateway to all actions on assistant-enabled devices. Despite their growing popularity, it is still difficult for external service providers to connect to these platforms.
Existing tools for building third-party apps involve brutal amounts of hard-coding that cannot scale to handle complex user requests. PolyAI’s deep learning models learn to interpret user intents and respond intelligently without following predefined scripts.
The team have developed a proprietary framework which collects annotated dialogue data at a fraction of the cost paid by their competitors. Poly AI’s product is sector-agnostic, seamlessly scaling across different apps and languages.
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