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Android App Development: Tips for AI Integration

Android app development has gone through a plethora of ground-breaking changes since it first emerged on the scene. And so has the technology, in general, and this persistent evolution of technology has given several pioneering tools that now play a crucial role in the world. Take artificial intelligence, for example. AI, which makes use of human-like aptitude in combination with machine learning, has now firmly established itself as a critical technology for every industry in the world. And so prevalent is AI that recent studies show that the global AII market will cross $17 billion in value by the end of 2020.

Back to Android development — the point is that artificial intelligence, to no one’s surprise, has impacted the development of Android apps as well, and that too a very significant extent. Why else would a tech major like Google ditch its ‘mobile-first’ philosophy and switch its focus to ‘artificial intelligence first’? And it doesn’t end at just that — Google has also brought in an abundance of AI development kits to ease the development of top-notch Android apps. There’s much interest in the combination of AI and Android app development, primarily owing to the potential value it can offer for all industries, including retail, finance, media, healthcare, and more.

Nonetheless, if you, too, are considering such an integration, might we suggest some AI features that you can start with.

  1. Face detection: Thanks to artificial intelligence, face recognition is now making waves in several distinctive ways. From being used to determine human faces in pictures to identifying faces in real-time, the scope of this feature’s application is quite broad. In the context of Android app development, one can make use of the smartphone’s camera to recognize several people in the frame.
  2. Image labeling: Most of us have come across a captcha that asks you to click on pictures of a specific object. The thing is that Google has used that to train its AI to identify images, with the AI allocating each pixel to a category such as human, zebra crossing, and more. It is referred to as pixel semantic segmentation; the process has facilitated a crucial aspect in the advancement of AI. And experts believe that an AI that can successfully identify images also has the potential to automate operational and strategic decision making in an organization.
  3. Text recognition: The ability to identify text contained within media files like images and videos also understands what it means can be leveraged either as an app on its own or even used in combination with a mobile app as additional functionality.

Now, the experts may be divided in their opinion as to where artificial intelligence is headed. And yet, everyone agrees that it will continue to play a critical role in the context of Android app development. Therefore, if you plan to integrate it for your business’ app, it would be advisable to find a trusted Android mobile application development company to assist your endeavors. Because their expertise will not only help ensure the successful integration of AI in the app development process, but also the creation of a highly valuable offering.

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