Amelia virtual assistant brings AI close to “near human cognitive capabilities”

The latest generation of the artificial intelligence platform Amelia is close to achieving “near human cognitive capabilities”, according to its developers. Having launched less than a year ago, IPsoft now plans to continue developing the AI platform until it matches and eventually surpasses human intelligence.

Version 2.0 of Amelia was demonstrated for the first time this week at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Florida, featuring an updated physical appearance alongside the software updates. The animation of the latest version was remodelled on that of a real person in order to create an expressiveness that IPsoft hopes will deepen user engagement.

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