Artificial intelligence has come a long way from being just a science fiction dream to a reality which we see today. The world is evolving at a rapid pace and with it the technologies are being upgraded and are getting better too. Today we have more power in our pocket than we had in our homes in the 1990s. Not long ago, holograms and smartphones were just science concepts but now the smartphones can check our health as the technology is evolving.
Some of the application areas of artificial intelligence are health, education, entertainment, services, security and many other domains but these fields are specifically the most to benefit from this technology. People are beginning to explore the benefits of AI and how it can ease their life. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning go hand-in-hand so that machines can learn about critical programs to gain knowledge and respond to demands to perform similar human-like tasks.
Artificial Intelligence enables a machine to self-learn from experiences and human intervention which finally provides us human like capabilities for interaction and problem solving potential. From chess-playing computers to self-driving cars, AI is present in many areas which we not might have thought of. AI makes use of Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) to accomplish tasks like these which drives automation and intelligent processes.
Recently the most progressed fields are Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Voice Assistance and Artificial Intelligence, and people are beginning to wonder what the future might be like with this kind of technology. To explain these technologies in 2 lines I would like to start with Augmented Reality, which combines virtual objects with the real world which gives an interactive experience by computer generated perceptual information.
Another one is the Virtual Reality which is a computer generated simulation of a 3D image which can be interacted in a real or physical way through an electronic device which has sensors. Last but not the least is the Voice assistance which has been with us for many years now but the enhancements in AI has provided more room for improvement in voice assisted technology.
There are many examples of AR which are being used by individuals and industries like; IKEA uses the application Place, which they have recently released so that customers can check how different types of furniture look in their home which simplifies purchase decisions for the customers. Niantic’s Pokemon Go, an Augmented Reality based smartphone game, enables the player to catch Pokemon on real time locations.
Automaker Company Ford, uses Microsoft’s HOLO LENS to design cars and experiment with new designs. Other automakers, Audi and Cadillac use Virtual Reality to enhance the customer experience so that the buyers can see the car model and the features. So in short what I mean to say is that now-a-days industry giants have started implementing technologies like AR and VR in their fields and are experiencing a much better way to run their business.
Examples for Voice assistance technology are Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s S Voice, Microsoft’s Cortona and Google Assistant. A lot of development has been made in the field of AI in the last few years which has motivated developers and companies to create more products and services around it.