MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA

The MEA region is beneficial in terms of voice assistant solutions, with the presence of better adoption trends in developing countries, such as South Africa, Israel, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The adoption of tablets and smartphones, mobile-first approach, consumerization of IT, and BYOD trends are continuing to increase in workplaces across the MEA region. Enterprises across the MEA region has started leveraging AI-based technologies in the business environment. Currently, the voice assistant application market is in a very nascent phase. The energy and utilities, oil and gas, finance, and retail sectors are contributing significantly in the voice-based virtual assistant ecosystem. The growth of the voice assistant application market is dependent on the growth of digital communication and technological advancements across the region.In MEA, the oil and gas sector has enormous growth opportunities in the voice assistant application market. As MEA is the largest producer and exporter of oil globally, obtaining critical energy and product data is an important parameter to take necessary decisions within a definite time frame. This can be done by using voice assistant application and virtual assistant agents, which assist in resolving complex problems related to the customers. Additionally, MEA has strong government as well as religious regulations with respect to the adoption of the internet, media, monitoring, and publications. This shows that this region is extremely cautious about the adoption of AI-based services. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, in particular, have demonstrated a strong commitment toward the development and implementation of voice assistant technologies. Businesses in these parts of the region have been investing heavily in new technology, supported by governments as early consumers of the technology.

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EVALUATION CRITERIA

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  • Support
    • Type of Support services
      • Technical Support
      • Customer Support
      • Sales Support
    • Pre-sales Support
      • Software/Hardware Requirement Specification
      • Product Demos
      • Proof of Concept
    • Preferred medium of delivery of support services
      • On-Site Support
      • Remote Support
  • Features and Functionality
    • Voice Assistant (product/platform/software/solution and services)
    • R&D spend, specific to voice assistants in 2018
    • New products launched/enhancements/extensions in the last 3 years
    • Patents filed in last 3 years
    • Type of solutions offered
      • Standalone/Platform
      • Integrated
    • Services offered
      • Integration and Deployment
      • Consulting Services
      • Education and Training
    • Functionalities/Capabilities offered
      • Multilingual Experience
      • Skill Development Kit
      • Multiple Device Types
      • 3rd Party Integrations
      • Analytics
      • Compliance
      • Speech synthesis
      • Multimodal Experience
      • Natural Conversation
      • Smart learning using AI
      • Secure (Authentication biometric voice recognition)
      • Device connectivity
      • Diagnostics
      • REST API
    • Appplications
      • Web
      • Mobile
      • Devices
  • Deployment
    • Deployment model
      • Cloud
      • On-Premises
      • Approximate No. of voice assistant deployments/ No. of customer base

TOP VENDORS

  • 1

    A.ware is an innovative AI Platform with deep domain knowledge to build Intelligent chatbots for enterprises. The platform is built on six different engines that use innovative core concepts- Advanced NLP, Context, Actionization, Learning, Conversations, Analytics & Insights. The platform is flexible and versatile enough that works across a range of locations - cloud, on-premise or even a hybrid of the two. It is embedded with various pre-built connectors to different channels. Moreover, the platform allows to build generative model smart bots with deep learning capabilities that minimize the need for human management over time.

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    • Startup
    • California, United States
    • Below $10 MN
    • 51 to 100
  • 2

    Bubblez is capable to handle the sporadic text messaging and the massive volumes involved for large enterprises to handle messaging with “standard” help desk / CRM desktop applications. It also deals with high volume of casual texts and asynchronous discussions that can last days. Moreover, Bubblez is quite capable to tell when the next message from the customer will arrive and what is the context.

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    • Startup
    • Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
    • Below $10 MN
    • 1 to 50

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