Wit.ai, a Y combinator startup founded 18 months ago, has been acquired by Facebook with the intent for the company to help the social network create an API for building voice-controlled interfaces. Facebook could potentially work together with Wit.ai’s development team to create voice controlled tools, such as a voice-to-text input for Messenger. This acquisition could also further Facebook’s understanding of semantic voice search, and maybe even lead to a Facebook app that could be controlled entirely with one’s voice. Wit.ai boasts a team of 6,000 developers who have collectively built hundreds of apps. Its platform will continue to remain […]
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