HealthifyMe launches Artificial Intelligence enabled

nutritionist 'Ria'       Bengaluru, Oct 13 (PTI) Health and fitness startup,  HealthifyMe today unveiled the conversational Artificial  Inte...

Published: 13th October 2017 06:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2017 07:00 PM   |  A+A-

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nutritionist 'Ria'     (Eds: Repeating after correcting last para)  Bengaluru, Oct 13 (PTI) Health and fitness startup,  HealthifyMe today unveiled the conversational Artificial  Intelligence (AI) enabled nutritionist 'Ria'.

The advanced AI coach will be launched in the coming  months in Beta format.

The company believes that it will transform the way people manage their nutrition and fitness plans.

Ria was launched at HealthifyMe's annual event 'Ignite',  where the company announced that it has secured a 4.6 star  rating on Google Play Store, a feat only a few Indian apps  have achieved so far with one million downloads.

Ria has been devised in a way that it can answer  questions around nutrition and fitness via both audio and text  in more than 10 languages.

It also provides personalized responses based on the users' lifestyle habits.

HealthifyMe app is available to download for free and  enables users to keep a track of their calories, set personal  fitness goals and measure progress.

The company claimed at a press meet that the AI has world's largest database of Indian foods and syncs with all leading wearables including Fitbit, Yufit, MiBand, among others, besides its own fitness band 'Rist'.

Co-founder and CEO of HealthifyMe, Tushar Vashisht told reporters the AI enabled nutritionist was developed under the codename 'Project Amadeus'.

Ria uses key learning skills obtained from HealthifyMe's 150 million tracked meals and 10 million message exchanges between coaches and clients.

 Project Amadeus is the next step to another AI nicknamed  Jarvis to assist coaches become more efficient by learning  from their interactions with clients, said Vashist.

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