KITT.AI joins Baidu

Xuchen Yao

Xuchen Yao

July 5, 2017 - Xuchen Yao [pictured], Founder of KITT.AI, writes: Since its inception, the mission of KITT.AI has been making human machine interaction simple with natural language understanding technologies. With roots in two of the best universities in speech and NLP -- Johns Hopkins and Carnegie Mellon -- we chose a path of empowering the world of developers with the best of our knowledge, products, and service.

Over the past two years we developed three products: Snowboy (a customizable hotword detection engine), NLU (a multilingual natural language understanding engine), and ChatFlow (a multi-turn conversation engine). As of July 2017, we power more than 12,000 developers on the Snowboy platform, who created the largest hotword library in the world with 9,000 unique hotwords in 15 major languages. We have turned ChatFlow into an enterprise-level software, actively exploring a monetization strategy in the war of chatbot platforms. More...