In the midst of heated debates about the effects of Artificial intelligence on future societies, Haptik, got recognized for its use of AI to serve a strong social cause. The bot was recently awarded “AI for Good Award” at the 4th Annual Canadian Fintech and AI Awards 2018 for its Akancha Against Harassment or AAH bot, which was commissioned for Akancha Srivastava, a noted cyber safety expert and founder of the Akancha Against Harassment (AAH) initi ative.
The bot educates and empowers people about cyber safety in an engaging and conversational manner. Furthermore, it also provides detailed information on the right processes, legal rights etc. to users seeking help and protection against cyber harassment.
Haptik’s recognition in the prestigious platform has brought laurels not only to the enterprise, but has also put international spotlight on India’s growing AI-based business community.
Commenting on the recognition, Aakrit Vaish, Co-Founder and CEO, Haptik, said, “It is indeed a moment of great pride to be recognized at the annual Canada Fintech & AI Awards, which is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious platforms and a much anticipated event for keen followers of the global AI ecosystem. The AAH bot is a product cherished greatly by the Haptik team, as it sets the right example of how the immense capabilities of AI can be utilized for the evolution of society and the world we live in. The award validates our belief in the technology and the way we envision its use, and is the perfect return on our efforts giving us great encouragement in the process. We would like to thank The CAFintech for this recognition and hope it continues to be a strong catalyst in bringing the best of global AI ecosystem to the fore.”