Adding Gifs into your Jibo Skill

Justin Woo
May 23, 2017

When using the internet today it's hard to avoid one of the most modern form of communication - the GIF. Basically a series of images strung together, a GIF allows you to convey so much information without words. It's lots of fun and is always a good way to spice up an email, presentation or even a Jibo skill!

Jibo Visits Israel

Lynda Smith
April 10, 2017

Roberto Pieraccini, who leads Jibo’s speech technology efforts, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker at the “Community Interfacing Technologies” Conference in Israel (http://aviosisrael.hit.ac.il/2017/). AVIOS (the “Applied Voice Input Output Society http://www.avios.org/ ) and the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) hosted the event. Prof. Nava Shaked of HIT, who serves on the AVIOS Board of Directors together with Roberto, organized a very interesting conference with more than 160 attendees and talks from accomplished technologists both from academia as well as from the industry.

Jibo at XTech Expo

Lynda Smith
March 22, 2017

Jibo recently was a featured guest at the Experiential Technology “XTech” Expo in San Francisco, CA. The event focuses on the emergence of new digital technologies including: digital reality systems – virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mix reality (MR), artificial intelligence and deep learning algorithms, advanced robotics and a wide variety of new sensor technologies.

Jibo Visits the ForwardJS Conference in San Francisco

Justin Woo
March 14, 2017

ForwardJS is a conference focused on JavaScript technologies. The latest event was held in downtown San Francisco in early March. We participated in the conference for a variety of reasons including the simple fact that JavaScript is the Jibo SDK development language. There were ~300 developers in attendance. In short, this was a FUN event!

Using The Menu Flow Activity

Andrew Rapo
March 7, 2017

Using The Menu Flow Activity

Note : This post builds on Prototyping Interactions With a Woz Skill (https://developers.jibo.com/blog/prototyping-interactions-with-a-woz-skill)

Menus When developing skills for Jibo it will often be helpful to prompt the user with an on-screen (GUI) menu of options. Fully customized menus can be created using PixiAnimate, as discussed in previous posts.

Prototyping Interactions With a Woz Skill

Andrew Rapo
February 15, 2017

Prototyping Interactions With a Woz Skill

See: Managing Code with Custom Flow Activities See: Flows- A Dungeon Example See: MIMs

Enabling Rapid Iteration The best way to converge on a successful strategy for interaction is to iterate rapidly, testing the way users respond to Jibo’s voice, body animations, screen animations, speech recognition, touch interface, etc.

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