But Duplex also immediately caused much controversy, mainly about the use of AI assistants to conduct real life dialogue involving moral and privacy issues.
The Silicon Valley companies has updated the Duplex so that when it calls, it will inform the other person that he is a machine and is recording the call.
When the other end of the phone says hello, it will immediately show its identity and say, "I am Google assistant, calling to make an appointment for the customer. The automatic call will be recorded. "
Google said it will test the software publicly with a group of "trustworthy testers" and those who choose to accept Duplex phones.
Google Duplex voice assistant isAmazonThe main competitor of Alexa and apple Siri will use a language such as "uh" and "uh", with a real life of silence, pause before the response, and lengthen some words, as if thinking.
It is so real that critics are concerned about the ethical problems of artificial intelligent robots, and artificial intelligence robots may deceive humans and make them think they are talking to another person.
The Google team claims Duplex passed the Turing test. The Turing test, proposed in 1950 by Alan Turing, a British computer scientist, is a way to assess machine intelligence: robots must act in a manner similar to that of humans.
John Hennessey (John Hennessy), chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, said: "it did not pass the Turing test in all aspects, but it passed on the phone reservation."