BBC will launch its in-house ‘Beeb’ voice assistant next year
UK public broadcaster BBC has announced that it is working on a digital voice assistant called Beeb. According to the corporation, Beeb will work on all popular smart speakers, TVs, and phones. It is planned to be launched sometime next year.
In a statement to The Guardian, a BBC spokesperson said:
With an assistant of its own, the BBC will have the freedom to experiment with new programmes, features and experiences without someone else’s permission to build it in a certain way. It will also allow the BBC to be much more ambitious in the content and features that listeners can enjoy.
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