NEW DELHI: Apart from the Bing update and Cortanaenhancements, Microsoft also revamped is Seeing AI app for iOS. The company announced the changes at the ongoing Microsoft's AI Summit in San Francisco.
The Seeing AI app makes use of computer vision to help visually impaired and blind people using audio. The company claims that the app has got 100,000 downloads since its launch in US.
The tech giant has introduced some new features in app for better user experience. Now the app is able to recognise more currency and the company has added US dollar, British pound and Euro to its tally. Along with this, the app can also identify colour of specific objects such as clothes. Along with this, the app will now also be able to recognise handwritten text with the printed one. Users will also have the ability to customise the voice coming from the app. Users can adjust its volume and can also control the how fast it can talk.
The Seeing AI app also comes with a musical light detector. This warns the user to the light in the environment with the help of the audible tone. The company claims that this tool will save the users from touching a hot bulb or LED by mistake. The app is presently only available for iOS users and presently the company has not announced anything about its Android launch.
Along with the app update the company has also added new features to Bing, Office 365 and Cortana. The company has added new AI features to Office 365 which will enable the users to make their daily work easy and fast.
In an official blog post the company said, "Office 365 is built on Microsoft's powerful platform for AI that makes advancements in machine learning and AI accessible to every developer and organization. From document translation to intelligent threat detection, AI is already enhancing the productivity experience of over 120 million commercial Office 365 users."