The future is heading towards the conversational commerce. The shoppers are exploring the products in a more natural way. There is definitely a need for a smart shopping assistant which understands the shoppers so we came up with Zobot.
What it does
Zobot is a product discovery engine which understands the shopper queries written in natural language.
How we built it
- Facebook messenger platform (node.js)
- NLP Engine (build using java)
- NLP Indexing & Search technologies by Klevu
Challenges we ran into
- Conversational interface
- Understanding the natural queries (NLP engine)
Accomplishments that We are proud of
- The first version of Zobot :)
What we learned
- Utilizing the existing resources to build something out of the box.
What's next for Zobot
- Next level of NLP
- Considering shopper's personal information to enhancing the shopping experience
- Next level conversational interface