Type: Concept

Current State: Growing (3)


a software agent that can perform tasks or services for an individual. The combination of progress in the related AI technologies and the fact that mobile and other wearable computes becomes widely and constantly available raise the the use of intelligent agents for the daily tasks and grow its possibilities.

Intelligent personal assistant implementation is predicted to be key factor in the development of robotics and cyber devices.

Contributing technologies:

Intelligent Agent (Enabler)

Machine Learning

Speech Recognition (Accelerator)


Main implementations:

Siri – Apple

Google Now – Google

Cortana – Microsoft

Watson – IBM

Echo – Amazon (including Alexa voice services)