myBantu - Smart Personal Assistant with Voice, Personalization and Social Intelligence - Aims at Being Siri 2.0

Top Quote, announces a new version of its enhanced personalization feature, well ahead of for Valentine's day. With this release, myBantu aims at being Siri 2.0. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 27, 2012 - announces a new version of its enhanced personalization feature, well ahead of Valentine's day. With this release, myBantu aims at being Siri 2.0. Existing users can simply upgrade their version when prompted. New users can download the free application from the Android Market, Appstore, Facebook or sign up for free from any browser. Using myBantu on a smartphone, say android-based phone, is simple. Tapping on the mike icon allows users to talk to myBantu. For example, if you have run out of gift ideas for your spouse and wondering what to give, just ask myBantu and myBantu talks back presenting really spicy and romantic gift options.

    Mr. Bharath Yadla, VP of myBantu, said, "Our users have been very happy with myBantu. At the same time, we are constantly taking feedback and improving the application. With this release, we are pushing personalization to the next level. Our personalization & relevance is derived using Relevance Graph (proprietary to myBantu) based on various patent pending algorithms that understands the context of users from many dimensions like user intent, geo location, profile, persona in social networks, popularity etc., and recommendations are cranked up. For example, if a user is not sure what to gift his or her spouse, they could ask myBantu. myBantu cranks up spicy, personalized and relevant gift options based on their context and what they like, say a romantic gift basket."

    He also said, "We are constantly working on improving myBantu. It is also voice enabled now on Android. Our aim is to provide the most personalized & relevant recommendations to the user and help him or her with their need. Our personalization engine is also powering major ecommerce portals and online media portals."

    Unlike Siri, which works only on iPhone, myBantu works on iPhone, Android, Facebook and web. They would be on integrated experience, irrespective of the device s/he access myBantu. He also said, "We have also gone many steps ahead, combining Artificial Intelligence with Social - and we call it Social Intelligence. Users can also interact with their friends. For example, if a user is planning a diamond-studded watch to present his girlfriend on valentines, he can ask for opinions from his girlfriends' best friends before making a purchase. This way, he is sure that what he has selected would be the perfect gift for his girlfriend, and then order it online."

    About myBantu, is a smart personal assistant that provides consumers with personalized and relevant recommendations. Unlike search engines, myBantu leverages a patent-pending ActiveRelevance platform that provides unmatched intelligence for creating a personal blue-print of an individual's preferences over time. myBantu is available on Facebook, Android and iPhone OS formats. Located in Silicon Valley and India, it is privately held and led by experienced technology executives and seasoned entrepreneurs. For more information on myBantu go to

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