Huawei has long been working on its own voice assistant HiAssistant , which should compete with Google Assistant, Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana and Samsung Bixby. But, as it turned out, the company wants to go further and create a " human " virtual assistant who can understand the feelings and interact with users on an emotional level.
By According to Felix Zhang, vice president of the Huawei software engineering department, an AI-assistant will be able to talk with man, when it is sad or boring that he not I felt lonely.
" We we want to provide emotional interaction. we we think, all our customers in future will want to communicate with system through emotions. This direction we We see promising " - the representative of Huawei emphasized.
Most likely, Such plans were inspired by the film " She " by Spike Johns about relations with smart operating system, which calls itself Samantha. But this tape - just a fantasy, and realize this idea in life will be very difficult. Will it succeed in Huawei? Time will tell.