As a part of Microsoft's Build 2016 developer convention, the corporate is updating its Skype messaging app for the iPhone and iPad with a preview model of its bot strengthen. The new function will permit customers to chat with an AI bot in by the use of text messaging.
These bots will at some point permit Skype customers to do such things as order pizza, guide lodges and extra. Microsoft says:
Skype Bots will come to lifestyles thru messaging nowadays, and at some point shall be to be had for audio and video calling as smartly. Each Bot will reinforce your Skype revel in in its personal means, bringing a brand new size into your on a regular basis Skype chats by way of serving to flip your concepts and plans into movements.
Microsoft confirmed off a preview of ways Skype bots will paintings in a video chat all through the Build 2016 keynote. You can be informed extra approximately Microsoft's plans for Skype bots at Windows Central.