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Nigerian software start-up builds bot that can predict football games

A Nigerian software start-up called KariXchange has built sleek platforms that will be able to predict football matches.

A Nigerian software start-up called KariXchange, has built sleek platforms that will take into consideration stuff like user design, ultimate user experience and user empowerment. KariXchange's artificial intelligent bot will be able to predict world cup matches in the future or football games.

The social and service Artificial Intelligent Bot is called Nyra, and it is at the core of KariXchange's applications and platforms.

Nyra is both a social and service bot that will be deployed in major social activities and also act as a backbone for KariXchange’s Service Apps.

In a statement, KariXchange said "Nyra was first conceived as a service bot for one of its applications, an application which will be launched in two months; however due to the World Cup, KariXchange decided to launch the bot to participate in the fervor of the World Cup.

 

"Nyra, an androgynous bot is intelligent enough to predict matches, chat with users over any topic, and create a user experience around chats. On the World Cup, Nyra gave valuable information on progress of the games and also predicted scores. Nyra prompts predictions from users and any user who happens to make accurate counter prediction stands to win gifts".

A future in robotics

KariXchange is positioning Nyra for a future in robotics, with the major goal being to create jobs and empower users by leveraging on artificial intelligence and Internet of things.

According to the CEO of the Startup, Eucharia Amanambu, "in two months, KariXchange will launch its first service application which will be centered around Nyra but specifically utilize machine learning, another branch of AI, to make the app cognitive, accurate in predicting human behavior and excellent in customer service".

Ola Williams, Solutions Sales Director for Microsoft who was also at the conference, expressed her excitement as she strongly believes that the ideas brought to life by the team will be beneficial to everyone and a lot can also be achieved and actualized with the Nyra products and services.

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