Intelligent Virtual Assistants Increase the ‘Care’ Side of Healthcare

Medical health apps have become an integral part of the American healthcare system. With the proliferation of high-end devices, and the need for remote care presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile virtual assistants are helping increase the ‘care’ side of healthcare. A key goal for intelligent virtual assistants is to reduce the amount of time […]

Journey to the Center of the Uncanny Valley

In the world of avatars, interactive virtual assistants, and robots, it’s vital to steer clear of the “uncanny valley.” Originally coined “Bukimi no Tani Genshō” by Japanese roboticist Masarhiro Moti, the uncanny valley is “the phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease […]

7 Reasons a Digital Character Brings Value to Your Website

What makes one website more memorable and likeable than another? The websites that make a favorable impression seem to strike a certain balance between visual aesthetics and user functionality, while also making the viewer’s experience engaging. While there are a number of tactics to consider in enhancing your visitors’ experience, one idea to explore is […]