Some of the early movers are Meru Cabs, Lybrate, Factor Daily, YES Bank, Voonik, Naptol, Railyatri, HDFC Bank and
and Magic X are new bot-only start-ups offering taxi hailing, food delivery and bill payment services on a single platform. Beerud Sheth, Founder and CEO of Gupshup, says, "Bots can be used by businesses to communicate with their customers and employees, for e-commerce, customer support, business processes, and more." For instance, Falcon Control System, a start-up, has developed a bot to operate home appliances, while companies such as Meru Cabs, Voonik (online fashion start-up) and Lybrate (online doctor consultation platform) have launched chatbots to help them deliver primary functions.
A chatbot is a chat-based interface that can stimulate conversations with humans, and deliver information or services on demand.
According to cloud messaging service platform Gupshup, 350 Indian developers are using its site to develop bots.
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Christian, education technology, emerging technologies, Facebook, Google, human-computer interaction (HCI), innovation, interactivity, IT in HE, K-12 related, Microsoft, platforms, programming, universities, usability, user experience, UX, by Daniel Christian Don’t let the fun, casual name mislead you.Think of a digital assistant—such as i Phone’s Siri or Alexa, the Artificial Intelligence within the Amazon Echo. The emphasis on virtual agents and chatbots is in many ways not surprising.A chatbot reduces or eliminates the need for many mobile apps, as the answers are stored inside the chatbot. After all, the tech industry’s 800-pound gorillas have all made big bets: Apple with Siri, Amazon with Alexa, Facebook with M and Messenger, Google with Google Assistant, Microsoft with Cortana and Tay.Chatbots—software that you can “chat with”—have serious implications for the business world.Though many businesses have already considered their use for customer service purposes, For instance, chatbots could help employees break down siloes and provide targeted data to fuel every department.