IBM says that by the year 2025, the cars we use will become sophisticated enough to communicate with other vehicles, self-diagnose repairs and manage their internal environment too.
The automotive industry witnessed a revolution when IBM decided to bring its Watson platform to create a new voice assistant for automotive. It is a solution that connects the vehicle with the driver through a virtual assistant who further connects them to the rest of the world. This digital assistant is designed to enhance the in-vehicle experience of the users. Watson has a number of capabilities starting from trade-off analytics, language translation, personality insights, visual recognition and more. This platform not just learns, it understands, interacts, and reasons with humans. With IBM Watson assistant for automotive, you can do the following:
- You can simplify maintenance of your vehicle
- You can develop a lasting relationship with other drivers even if they have left the dealership
- You can create your very own voice-enabled interface for your vehicle
- Use the assistant to facilitate car functions and predict your own needs
The price for IBM Watson assistant for automotive starts from $98 USB a month. Imagine how awesome it would be when Watson is telling that your car’s tire pressure is low or that your dentist’s appointment is in 1 hour so you must fill your gas tank before heading out. BMW and Harmon are currently working with IBM Watson to come up with automotive solutions. Watson assistant is not like Siri or Alexa. IBM says they won’t be using your data for marketing purposes. Your data will be completely encrypted and it will be secured in the cloud. You are going to be owning your data.
Watson Assistant is made from all the cheerypicked IBM products like Watson Virtual Agent, Watson Conversion, and IBM’s language and conversation APIs. This technology will let different drivers experience a different of the same car by their own personal preferences. It is not just BMW, over 6000 other companies across various industries are looking forward to working with Watson to provide an even better driving experience.
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