An artificial intelligence audio system has been jointly developed by Swedish luxury car maker Volvo and AI lab of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba group to be used in cars. Also Read - Realme announces 'D' under its TechLife division; will focus on smart home devices
The system, called “Tmall Gene” offers voice enquiries like car window and door status, and remaining fuel amount, and can also unlock doors and turn on air conditioning before the driver approaches the car, Volvo China said in a statement. Also Read - Jack Ma's Alibaba fined record $2.7B by China
The audio system will be soon applied to Volvo car models, it added. Also Read - Ant Group ordered by China to reexamine its fintech businesses and return to its roots as a payments service
The two companies are also cooperating on online services like navigation, weather and air quality as well as parking, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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