Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Research group executive vice president Harry Shum said: “It’s a very personal experience.
“We’re really moving from a world where we have to understand computers to a world where they will understand us and our intent, from machine-centric to human-centric, from perceptive to cognitive and from rational to emotional.”
Microsoft has been accelerating its work on several AI-related fronts including digital assistants, conversational computing/bots, cognitive services and expansion of intelligence tools.
The company is offering the Bot Framework and all of its tools, cloud services and data, allowing developers and customers to build and experiment together with Microsoft technology.
More than 145 million people across 13 countries are using Microsoft’s intelligent personal assistant Cortana, which works across mobile platforms, and in email via the new Calendar.help service.
The company is working with partners across a range of device categories to integrate Cortana into their connected devices.
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