Huawei wants to create a virtual assistant with human emotions

By: Elena Shcherban | 22.04.2018, 20:37
Huawei wants to create a virtual assistant with human emotions

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.

Big plans

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.

Source: CNBC