Microsoft Corporation Will Soon Take Over as Your TV Weather Host with Xiaoice

American TV might not see this happening soon, but China has employed Microsoft’s chatbot, Xiaoice, to deliver weather reports on live television. Xiaoice recently appeared on Dragon TV on Morning News and presented a weather report during live Chinese broadcast, reports IBTimes. Xiaoice was introduced last year and has been a big hit in China. 40 million registered users turn to it when they feel emotionally drained and need a pick-me-up. The chatbot has been praised for its sense of humor and listening skills. It is becoming a constant, intelligent companion for many. After all, we all want someone who can listen to us patiently, no? Microsoft Research Lab in China has been working hard to give Xiaoice a human-like voice. Xiaoice’s voice is rated a 4.32 out…


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