Microsoft Launches Template Which Helps You Create Your Own Virtual Assistant!
We’re evolving from a world where humans and computers are learning to interact with each other in a more natural way. To make this process easier Microsoft launches template through which one can make their own virtual assistant. Two days ago, An Event conducted in San Fransisco where Microsoft announced several new AI products and initiatives.
IT IS JUST A MATTER OF MINUTES TO CREATE YOUR OWN ASSISTANT
With the help of Azure Bot Service, new Bot framework is introduced which enable developers to add capabilities into their applications without having much knowledge related to it.
OPEN BOT SERVICE
It is an open source project. hence, anyone can make use of it and build up their own virtual assistant.
Wouldn’t be this amazing to create your own assistant? And useful too.
“The scope of this functionality is broad, typically offering end users a range of capabilities. To increase developer productivity and enable a vibrant ecosystem of reusable conversational experiences, we are providing developers with initial examples of reusable conversational skills.” As stated by Company.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER’S KIT (SDK)
The company has also announced the general availability of Microsoft Bot Framework SDK V4.1, Bot Framework Emulator, Web Chat control for its development.
The V4 Emulator simplifies the management of the different services of Conversational Activities. One has to directly log into Azure and open and manage Cognitive Services To customize the chat window Web Chat Control offers a quick way for developers to integrate their bots into existing websites.
Virtual Assistant architecture is flexible and can be integrated with existing investments you may have made into device based Speech or Natural Language processing capabilities and of course integrate with your existing back-end systems and APIs.
According to Microsoft, 360,000 developers have already registered to use its Azure Bot Service. To expand and provide best services, Microsoft is now working with its partners in an open-source repository to bring to life the first experiences and make it available more broadly in the coming months.