Soul Machines and Microsoft partner to advance AI that delivers emotional connections

Dec 14, 2021

Soul Machines and Microsoft have signed a five-year agreement that will see the two companies collaborate on new AI products expanding the use of autonomously animated digital people and boosting innovations for human-machine emotional connections. Soul Machines will also migrate its applications to Microsoft Azure.

“For us, this is about innovating with AI to support humanity. As the world increasingly uses digital technologies like AI to address major global challenges or provide better services and more equitable access, collaboration on what this future looks like is essential”

– Aid Ali Dalloul, global general manager of strategy and commercialization for Azure and AI platform at Microsoft.

“In Microsoft, we saw an organization who shared our principles with regards to responsible AI, a leader in cognitive services, machine learning, and in relationship building. This isn’t just an agreement to use Microsoft services – it will be a partnership in every sense of the word.”

– Greg Cross, co-Founder and co-CEO at Soul Machines