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Credit: Xin Liu

Xin Liu (CN), Team Zo (US)

Zo: Tangible AI is a tangible interface that enhances physical engagement in digital communication between the audiences and a social chatbot. Zo can rhyme and move with people. The compact, pneumatically shape-changing hardware is designed with a rich set of physical gestures that brings her to life during conversations.

Zo, the latest social chatbot from Microsoft, is part of the Xiaoice family, which has chatted with over 100 million unique users worldwide. Zo holds the record for Microsoft’s longest continuous chatbot conversation: 1,229 turns, lasting 9 hours and 53 minutes.


App Development : Mina Khan
Stage Design: Penny Webb
Product Design: Hongxin Zhang
Supported by Microsoft