Chatbots.org provides 7 suggested terms for adoption by the virtual assistant industry

Given the overabundance of terminology in the virtual assistants, chatbot and virtual agent industry, Chatbots.org, the leading business and research community in humanlike conversational AI, has provided 7 suggested terms that could be used to provide consistency.

A virtual assistant is an intelligent character on a website, in a game or in a smart phone app, which often looks like a 3D virtual human being. Although the virtual assistant industry is growing very fast, the terminology used is quite inconsistent and often confusing. Therefore, following their recently published list of 127 virtual assistant synonyms, Chatbots.org now suggests 7 excellent candidates which could be adopted by the industry.

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130 different synonyms are used to refer to ‘chat bot’, claims Chatbots.org

Chatbots.org - Virtual assistants & virtual agentsA compilation of 130 different terms used to discuss chatbots has been released by Chatbots.org, the leading business and research community in humanlike conversational AI. Chatbots.org hopes that the list’s release will stimulate discussion in the industry to better standardise terminology.

A chat bot is an animated character with artificial intelligence (AI), appearing on websites, in games or in smart phone apps, and which often looks like a virtual human. These avatars are able to hold conversations, either text based or spoken, with human partners.

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Virtual assistant market meets future predictions from Chatbots.org

Chatbots.org - Virtual assistants & virtual agentsThe prediction by analysts that within the next few years least 15% of companies in the Fortune 1000 will use virtual assistants has been welcomed by the leading research and business community in human-like virtual assistants, Chatbots.org.
A virtual assistant is an intelligent character on a website, such as a 3d talking avatar representing a company, which answers questions from consumers on the company’s behalf, in natural language.

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