Neon, the world’s first ‘Artificial Human’

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News: Samsung-backed Star Labs has unveiled Neon, the world’s first “artificial humans”.

Facts:

About Neon

  • Neon is a humanoid AI chatbot
  •  It aims to deliver a personalised experience with an AI. It has the ability to show emotions and intelligence.

Additional Information:

  1. Artificial Intelligence: It refers to the ability of machines to perform cognitive tasks like thinking, perceiving, learning, problem-solving and decision making. (NITI Aayog)
  2.  Kamakoti Committee: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in 2017, set up AI Task Force headed by V. Kamakoti to explore possibilities to leverage AI for development across various fields.
  3. National strategy on artificial intelligence: Released by NITI Aayog in 2018, it identifies 5 cores areas for application of artificial intelligence: Healthcare, Agriculture, Education, Smart Cities and Infrastructure and Smart Mobility and Transportation.