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Say hello to the new intelligent agent, Watson IBM Assistant

Watson Wizard integrated by Harman into the digital dashboard of a car

Among the intelligent agents, there is now another new best friend: IBM 's Watson Wizard.

The tech giant on Tuesday presented this intelligent business assistant to voice and text at its Think 2018 conference in Las Vegas, adding the previous Watson Virtual Agent to this new release.

But the company points some differences with Alexa from Amazon, Apple's Siri, Google's assistant, Cortana from Microsoft and others in this crowd.

First, the wizard will be marked in white, which means you will not be saying "OK, Watson."

[Read the full article on MarTech Today.]

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Barry Levine covers marketing technology for Third Door Media. Previously, he covered this space as a senior writer for VentureBeat, and he has written on these topics and other technologies for publications such as CMSWire and NewsFactor. He founded and directed the website / unit at PBS Thirteen / WNET; worked as a senior online producer / screenwriter for Viacom; created a successful interactive game, PLAY IT BY EAR: the first CD game; founded and directed an independent cinema showcase, CENTER SCREEN, based at Harvard and M.I.T .; and served more than five years as a consultant to the M.I.T. Media Lab. You can find it on LinkedIn, and on Twitter at xBarryLevine.