Microsoft reveals its new AI assistant Home windows Copilot

Microsoft has introduced Home windows Copilot(opens in a brand new tab), an AI assistant for Home windows 11. Positioned behind a button in your taskbar, Home windows Copilot is designed to work throughout varied completely different apps; carry out operations corresponding to copying, pasting or utilizing the Snipping Device; and generate summaries or revisions of your content material.

Home windows Copilot can even work with Microsoft’s AI chatbot Bing Chat to drag up info and reply questions, such because the time in one other time zone or what flights can be found to a given vacation spot (Bing can also be now being tapped by ChatGPT for stay search outcomes). On this respect Home windows Copilot seems to duplicate a lot of the perform of Microsoft’s earlier AI assistant Cortana, however with enhanced productiveness options that may perform duties in addition to present info. Microsoft shut down its Cortana cell apps in 2021, and scaled again its prevalence in Home windows 11.

Previews for Home windows Copilot will start June 11. Mashable has a extra full rundown of Home windows Copilot’s options, and has reached out to Microsoft for extra particulars.


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Microsoft beforehand revealed Copilot for Microsoft 365 in March, touting it as able to offering first drafts in Phrase or whole shows with a single immediate. Now Microsoft seems to be liberating the Copilot from being siloed in apps, permitting it to unfold all through the complete Home windows 11 working system. 

Microsoft additionally introduced that the Microsoft Retailer on Home windows will quickly be infused with AI as properly, including a curated part devoted to AI merchandise in addition to buyer evaluation summaries generated by — you guessed it — AI.