October 12, 2012
What If Your Smartphone Could Read Your Mind? Kimera Is Working On It
Today's smartphones are pretty darned smart. Yet we are only scratching the surface of what these devices might do. What if our smartphones were actually intelligent? Able to perceive our actions and intentions and act upon them on our behalf? That's the goal of a startup called Kimera. [via ReadWriteWeb]
Apple's Siri, the current standard bearer for smartphone AI, has nominal contextual awareness; it understands whether you are speaking to it or trying to determine your location, for instance. Kimera Systems of Portland, Oregon, a Kickstarter project, aims to give the device a broader understanding of what you are doing and why you are doing it. The idea is to adapt to the individual. Think of it as a step toward turning your smartphone into an extension of yourself.
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