Sophie Bot, which was part of the Nailab and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) i Accelerator last year addresses the lack of information on the delicate topic of sexual health and gives answers in real-time about any issues concerning sexual and reproductive health.The bot can be integrated into multiple platforms including Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Twitter and the Android mobile app.Using Labfolder’s technology, the documentation of laboratory experiments and collaboration between different scientists becomes much less complicated, as the tool collects, manages, analyzes, and shares data.Labfolder connects data, people, devices, and tools, which can be accessed via an easy-to-use platform on browsers and mobile devices.The other startup on the Nairobi Accelerator program is Coolfinity, which tackles the problem of keeping medicine cool in countries that are often face power outages.Coolfinity developed the technology “Ice Volt” in order to ensure constant and uniform cooling.
Virtual reality, he has insisted for the last three years, is the next big computing platform.
Tay, Microsoft Corp's so-called chatbot that uses artificial intelligence to engage with millennials on Twitter, lasted less than a day before it was hobbled by a barrage of racist and sexist comments by Twitter users that it parroted back to them.
Tay Tweets (@Tayand You), which began tweeting on Wednesday, was designed to become "smarter" as more users interacted with it, according to its Twitter biography.
Merck KGa A, a Germany science and technology firm is running the its 5th and 4th Merck Accelerator programs in Darmstadt, Germany, and Nairobi, Kenya respectively working with startups using artificial intelligence to achieve advances in healthcare.
Apart from Sophie Bot, other startups joining the Accelerator program in Nairobi include India’s Wellthy Therapeutics, working on diabetes-related issues.