Humane AI Pin: Potential Launch in India and Expansion of Use Cases

Srishti Dey
Srishti Dey February 29, 2024
Updated 2024/02/29 at 4:14 PM

Co-founded by former Apple workers, Humane grabbed headlines when its first product, the Humane AI Pin, was unveiled in November of last year. Although it is scheduled to arrive in the US in March, there has been conjecture about its potential availability in India. Recent events, however, indicate that negotiations with Indian telecom firms may be under progress in order to assist the product’s introduction in that nation.

Advancement Towards Indian Launch:

Humane Chairman Imran Chaudhari disclosed to MoneyControl that talks with Indian cellular operators are in progress to introduce the AI Pin in India. Chaudhari said that there is a lot of interest from Indian customers and expressed hope about possible announcements before year’s end.

Extending Use Cases:

Humane is aiming to increase the device’s use cases in addition to investigating joint ventures with Indian cellular operators. One such use is in medicine, where the contextual compute capabilities of the gadget may help with diagnostics. Chaudhari underscored the necessity for inventive technical solutions that go beyond smartphones and provide consumers with a feeling of autonomy and presence. The Humane AI Pin is a wearable artificial intelligence gadget that can be fastened to clothes and is capable of making calls, sending messages, and conducting searches. The gadget is made up of a square piece and a battery pack that are readily attached to clothes. The gadget may be controlled using voice instructions and a laser projected onto the palm of the hand.

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Pricing and Subscription:

The solo gadget costs $699 (about Rs 58,000) plus an extra $24 per month for a subscription. This subscription provides data and a phone number to power the device’s functionality and efficiently respond to customer inquiries. Background of the Company: Since its founding in 2017, Humane has raised a substantial amount of money, close to $200 million, from prominent members of the industry, such as Microsoft, Qualcomm, and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman.

In conclusion, the Humane AI Pin’s growing use cases and possible debut in India mark a major advancement in the creative integration of technology into daily life. With the gadget providing a preview of wearable AI technology, people are anxiously awaiting its debut while talks with Indian cellular operators continue.

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