Xiaomi, Microsoft Join Hands to Develop AI-Powered Smartphones, Speakers

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Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered budget speakers and smartphones. The two companies would work closely in cloud computing, AI and hardware as part of the deal. Microsoft is planning to allow Xiaomi to use its cloud computing products, including Azure, to develop upgraded phones, laptops and smart devices. At the same time, the partnership will also give Microsoft more reach and access to the Chinese market.

According to Xiaomi, it stands to benefit from “Microsoft’s globally leading technologies in cloud computing and AI.” The Chinese brand might also integrate Microsoft Cortana with the Mi AI speaker – a budget speaker with a modern look.

This article was sourced from Gadgets360

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