5 things about AI you may have missed today: LimeChat unveils AI chatbot, Mahindra scraps AI influencer, and more | Tech News

5 things about AI you may have missed today: LimeChat unveils AI chatbot, Mahindra scraps AI influencer, and more

AI Roundup: Mahindra scraps AI influencer just a day after unveiling it; LimeChat partners with Microsoft to launch AI chatbot; Nvidia VP emphasizes the need for infrastructure for sovereign AI in India, and more.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Jan 11 2024, 23:02 IST
Samsung debuts ‘AI for All’ Vision at CES 2024; Ballie to AI Laundry Combo, know what has been rolled out
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1/5 AI TV processor - Samsung showcased its Neo QLED 8K QN900D TV that boasts a built-in AI Processor, NQ8 AI Gen 3. This processor is equipped with an 8 times greater AI neural network and a two times faster NPU than its predecessor. Using a feature called AI Motion Enhancer Pro, it automatically upscales low-resolution content to provide users with up to 8K quality viewing experience and sharpens fast-moving images. (Bloomberg)
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2/5 Ballie - The company has also announced major upgrades to Ballie, its rolling AI robot. Ballie has now evolved into your AI companion capable of interacting with other smart devices to provide customized services. It can now project images and videos on walls so that users can view key information for their daily lives. (Samsung)
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3/5 Bespoke AI Laundry Combo - Also unveiled at CES 2024, the Samsung Bespoke AI Laundry Combo is an all-in-one washer and dryer. It also gets the AI Family Hub including a 7-inch LCD display that acts as an intuitive control center for managing laundry. It personalizes washing and drying by remembering users’ habits and using machine learning to suggest cycles. (Bloomberg)
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4/5 Bespoke 4-Door Flex Refrigerator with AI Family Hub - Samsung also unveiled its Bespoke 4-Door Flex Refrigerator with AI Family Hub. This refrigerator boasts a 32-inch screen that features the new AI Vision Inside, which uses an internal camera to recognize up to 33 different food items that are put into and taken out of the refrigerator and suggests recipes using those ingredients. (Bloomberg)
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5/5 Samsung Galaxy Book 4 - Samsung has also announced a major update to Galaxy Book 4 which was launched in December. Courtesy of a partnership with Microsoft, the Copilot AI chatbot connects the Galaxy Book4 series with the Samsung Galaxy smartphone to make them work seamlessly together. It can find, read, or summarize text messages from a user’s Galaxy smartphone and even automatically create and send messages on a user’s behalf directly from the PC. (Bloomberg)
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AI Roundup: Several notable developments took place in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) today, January 11. Mahindra scrapped plans for Ava, its AI influencer, just a day after unveiling it. The company faced backlash on social media platforms. Meanwhile, Nvidia VP emphasized the need for infrastructure for sovereign AI in India during his address in Gujarat. LimeChat introduced an AI-powered chatbot in partnership with Microsoft.

All this, and more in today's AI roundup.

1. LimeChat partners with Microsoft to launch AI chatbot

LimeChat, in collaboration with Microsoft, today announced the release of an advanced AI-powered chatbot. Bolstering support solutions, the AI chatbot aims to provide an enhanced, efficient, secure, and personalized customer service experience, according to the release. It provides tailored chat automation, harnessing Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service. Nikhil Gupta, Founder, LimeChat said, “Partnering with Microsoft elevates customer support standards. By harnessing Microsoft Azure's retrieval algorithms, embedding models, and LLMs, we're transforming customer interactions significantly.”

2. DaveAI launches Generative AI Explorer

Sales experience platform DaveAI announced the launch of an AI program called Generative AI Explorer on Wednesday, in a partnership with Harley-Davidson. It is designed to transform how customers interact with their newly launched Harley Davidson X4 40, as per the release. This technology allows users to visualize their purchased bikes in high-quality, realistic environments. Sriram PH, CEO at DaveAI said, “We are thrilled to unveil a cutting-edge feature in our AI-powered LLM middleware that revolutionizes the customer journey in the motorbike industry.”

3. Mahindra scraps AI-generated influencer

Just a day after unveiling an AI-generated influencer called Ava, the Mahindra Formula E team scrapped its plans on Thursday. As per a Reuters report, Mahindra drew criticism on social media with one user saying, “So many available, talented women out in the real world who eat, breathe, and sleep motorsport ... and yet we are supposed to cheer for AI.” Announcing this move, Frederic Bertrand, Team Principal wrote on X, “Your comments hold tremendous value. We have listened, understood, and decided to discontinue the project.”

4. Need infrastructure for sovereign AI in India, says Nvidia VP

Shanker Trivedi, Senior Vice President of Nvidia Global Field Operations on Thursday said that there is a critical need for infrastructure for sovereign AI in India. During his address in Gandhinagar, he said, “We have two specific initiatives. One is that infrastructure needs to be built for sovereign AI in India. So, we are working with all the big business houses. That will create the infrastructure hardware and software for sovereign generative AI in India.”

5. Kinaxis unveils AI-powered innovations

Supply chain management Kinaxis announced new AI and ML-powered innovations on Thursday. In a release, Kinaxis introduced Demand.AI innovations, machine-learning-based models tailored to the scale and complexity of retailers. The AI innovations can help understand the internal and external factors that affect product demand better, maximizing revenue opportunities and proactively resolving risks.

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First Published Date: 11 Jan, 19:10 IST
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