We can all agree to the fact that Artificial Intelligence is making our everyday lives easier. Business tycoons like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, IBM and Microsoft are investing in research and development of AI. This will help in bringing AI closer to consumers. Below are a few AI trends you can expect in 2019.

Virtual Agents: Virtual agents are the advanced version of chatbots. These virtual agents come with face and voice features which give the consumers more personalised experience. The year 2019 will be the year of these new age chatbots which will take on engaging conversations as a personalized assistant to the consumers.

Advanced AI assistants: AI assitants like Alexa and Siri have already bedazzled people in 2018. This year, we can witness advancement in these AI-powered assistants, thanks to the evolution in Artificial Intelligence. Making their way out of the homes, AI assistants will exhibit their skills in recruitments and conversational searches as well.

Smarter Retail Recommendations: With evolution in Artificial Intelligence, consumers can expect smarter retail recommendations when they are shopping online. This helps the consumers to have more personalised and guided shopping experience.

Cyber Defense: The number of cybercriminals is growing by the day. It has become humanly impossible to stop the crimes and has become a real menace to the businesses. But now, with the help of AI, cyber crimes are no more a threat. By using AI and Machine learning, companies will be able to identify their online enemies in real time. Any abnormal activity will be immediately picked up by AI and prevent it before things go out of hand.

Automated machine learning will gain prominence: AutoML (Automated Machine Learning) algorithms will come to life in the year 2019. The developers can now evolve the systems with AutoML to solve complex problems without creating specifically targeted programs or overwriting algorithms every time. This enables the business analysts to stay focused on the business problem instead of getting lost in the process.

These are just a few among many advancements Artificial Intelligence will see in the coming years and they are beyond imagination.