Samsung NEON human AI project is already on smartphones. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become the daily routine of the technological world, but people still relate them to the disembodied voices of Siri or Alexa. A standard that could soon change with Samsung NEON, the Artificial Intelligence presented by the South Korean company in collaboration with Star Labs during the CES technology fair earlier this year.
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Beyond “materializing” these personal assistants, Samsung NEON seeks to create artificial humans that use the latest advances in AI to express emotions and reactions in a more similar and closer way to humans.
As we saw in the first leaked patents, this project will focus on “downloadable and recorded software for creating, viewing, manipulating, editing, storing, publishing, and exporting virtual characters; downloadable and recorded software for developing virtual characters; downloadable and recorded software for computer-generated characters, television, internet, and entertainment purposes; downloadable and recorded computer programs featuring interactive virtual characters.”
Although it is known that it is something related to artificial intelligence, at the moment the exact plans or capabilities of Samsung NEON are not known, although everything points out that it could be one of the most ambitious products of the company. Unfortunately, the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic only a few weeks after its first presentation cut off all information about this project, giving the impression of having relegated Samsung’s plans to a rather distant and uncertain future.
Samsung NEON human AI project is already on smartphones. Star Labs’ president and CEO, Pranav Mistry, recently revealed that the reality could be totally opposite, assuring on Twitter that this NEON application was already running on his phone, as well as previewing the imminent arrival of new AI details before the Christmas period.
Although unfortunately and to the disappointment of many, it seems that this application is aimed at an exclusive deployment for businesses for the moment, and not for the general public, with the model of an API that integrates Samsung NEON’s real-time conversation capabilities within its applications or websites.