Novo Nordisk Education Foundation announced the launch of its chatbot, Mishti to enable people of India to access important information regarding the management of diabetes. It is available in seven languages to allow more people access to the information. The information is delivered via WhatsApp. The key topics covered are insulin device demos, customised diet plans for each patient with exercise guidance.
Reliance, before the 44th AGM scheduled on June 24, has announced the launch of the Reliance WhatsApp chatbot. The AI-powered chatbot will be answering questions of shareholders, general viewers and will also provide information on the latest in Reliance AGM. In the AGM the company may launch the Jio 5G phone at a price point of Rs 4,000 running on a custom android called JioOS. The launch of the JioBook laptop is also on the card.
Reliance has launched an AI-based chatbot to solve investor queries related to its Rs.53,125 cr rights issue which will close on June 3. The chatbot, developed by Jio Haptik Technologies, can handle queries pertaining to general FAQs, important dates, payment, eligibility towards dividends, important links, etc, and can also calculate the amount an investor needs to pay. This service of inquiry is accessible via a toll-free number or via WhatsApp.
The govt has invited bids to develop a chatbot or voice assistance apps to deliver e-gov services. The AI-based platform is expected to interact in multiple languages, analyse intent, collect and analyse data to give a personalised experience to users. The conversational app will be deployed on the UMANG platform, which hosts various apps that provide govt services to citizens. The chatbot should be able to turn speech into a text and text into speech.
Indian retailers implement AI-based WhatsApp chatbot for better customer engagement. The move is related to the changing consumer behaviour of buying online during the pandemic. Supermarket operator Spencer’s Retail, Ethnic-wear retailer Meena Bazaar, luggage giant Samsonite, Puma etc upgraded customer services with WhatsApp chatbot. These bots engage with customers by giving details of products, answering basic questions, and following up on the customers.
Genpact is using an AI-powered chatbot for better employee satisfaction and self-assessment. AI-powered Amber analyses employees’ sentiments through their conversations with the people, enabling HR team and managers to proactively help the unhappy ones. The chatbot also helps the HR department to predict top performers with a 74 % accuracy. The company also uses AI in its job search portal and to enhance other HR processes.
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Sophos reported a new SMS phishing scam circulating on the internet that is duping innocent users into giving up their bank account details by pretending to be a chatbot by Apple. Scammers, according to the report, are sending SMSs with malicious links to smartphone users. The message informs users that they’ve been selected for Apple 2020 Testing Program. Sophos asked users to ignore/delete such messages and recommends using web filters and VPNs.