Lunchbot, a company chat room app developed by Brown, a developer and technologist in Texas, USA, is a great example that shows how AI driven app can change our lives for better. Brown developed this app to save his peers indecision of selecting the right restaurant for lunch every day. The app was overtaken by a bot company and now known as ‘Howdy’, which automates some common tasks of the workplaces.
The technocrats who are building the next generation of AI-backed mobile apps and chat bots like Facebook MWhen computer technology entered our lives for the first time many decades back, it was mandatory for all of us to understand the machine language and operate them or communicate with them in the language they understand.
Over the years, many transformations and advancements took place in the technology world. And today, the evolution of mobile technology is bringing us closer to the dawn of the AI-powered mobile apps or bots that you can interact with, in your native language.
AI enabled applications make the machines understand human language. The power of artificial intelligence tools and big data analysis will turn your mobile apps into your virtual digital assistants. You can use them for endless purposes like,
- Ordering food online
- Booking hotel, tour, movie tickets, etc.
- Taking an appointment
- Set reminders
- Planning meetings
- Searching information, location, documents, product deals, etc.
- Fetching you most interesting news stories
- Taking a selfie
- Recording a dialogue
- Reading news from a e-newspaper
- Preparing business presentations
Top-notch companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are experimenting and competing to develop the most extensive AI powered apps for a long time. Whoever wins the race, will not only get to know consumers far better than others, but get an opportunity to make sure that the consumers are served timely and quickly based on their needs and interests. These insights can be later leveraged to control the buying and reading choices of the consumers.
The arrival of Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortona, Facebook’s M and Google Now in android mobile devices marks a great beginning for the new era of digital assistance that will make your life terrifically convenient. They all are programmed to respond to basic conversation of users and with more user generated data fed to them, they all will grow smarter every day.
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You can even ask Siri to tell you a good joke or simply say ‘Hello’ to it and see how you can initiate a chat with your personal virtual assistance! Great news is that, at the recently concluded WWDC 2016 Apple has made Siri available for third party developers. Now, all you need to do is ask Siri!
The technocrats who are building the next generation of AI-backed mobile apps and chat bots like Facebook M are aiming to make people interact with their digital product like a person, not like a machine. It is easy to see how visionary app developers at the leading software firms have aspiration of anthropomorphizing their apps. They want users to trust these virtual assistants like a human and build a humanlike relationship.
When alone, you can talk to one of these companions on your phone! The technology companies aim to bring us a companion of all time in the form of an AI-powered app!
Have you watched the movie named ‘Her’? Released in 2013, this movie portrays how a mobile system can understand a user so well that he or she can fall in love with it! While we are yet very far from seeing a fully developed A.I. service, chances are we will see a considerable increase in the apps or mobile systems with some humanlike capabilities.
The event of Google’s AI-run software AlphaGo conquering the historic Go match against the world champion clearly demonstrate where the future is going. So, are you ready to make a mobile app your BFF?