In 2008, paragon semvox GmbH was founded as SemVox GmbH, a spin-off from the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). Since its foundation the software company engages in the development of efficient AI voice control and smart assistance systems for different business partners, aiming at the simplification of people’s lives and their work environments. paragon semvox offers the most sophisticated AI interaction technology in the world market. With the help of the paragon semvox AI core technology, the development of smart assistants is made in a few steps. paragon semvox’ customer base consists of renowned automotive companies like Audi and Volkswagen as well as businesses from the domains robotics, industry and e-commerce. In October 2018, paragon semvox allied with paragon, one of the leading experts for automotive electronics components to operate its own digital assistance business unit. paragon semvox currently employs 120 people at its headquarter in Kirkel and Nuremberg, Germany.