China’s tech giant Huawei has launched its first mobile personal digital assistant powered by artificial intelligence technology. Huawei launched its digital assistant application in Berlin, and it hopes it will compete well, or even perhaps outdo others like Apple’s Siri, Google Now, Samsung’s Bixby, Amazon’s Echo, and Microsoft’s Cortana.
During the 2017 IFA Electronics fair, Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group said, “Smartphones are smart, but they are not intelligent enough.”
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) September 2, 2017
The new AI-powered digital assistant dubbed Kirin 970, and Yu says it will respond to three questions:
Ø Where is the user?
Ø Who are they?
Ø What are they doing?
Yu says Kirin 970 has been designed an answer “the most important combination” of questions. “You ask your personal assistant what’s the weather in Berlin. But in-device AI already knows that you’re in Berlin, on a work assignment, on your way to a meeting, and if you’re waiting outside or …read more