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UneeQ, a United States and New Zealand based digital human company, has launched a free COVID-19 health advisor designed to educate and help prevent the spread of misinformation, particularly among those with limited healthcare and medical literacy.
Named Sophie, the digital human is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to answer general questions and concerns about the COVID-19 global epidemic in several languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch. She’s able to listen to people’s questions and respond with answers and guidance through human-like conversation. After receiving a query, she scans databases from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and presents the information in conversational form to the user.
“Health literacy has been a long-standing problem around the world, but COVID-19 has really put the spotlight on how misinformation can expose millions. Sophie is able to communicate with people in a way that comes most naturally – using conversation, human expressions and emotional responses to best educate society. By using a combination of voice, visuals and text she can also better serve people with accessibility issues,” said Danny Tomsett, UneeQ Chief Executive Officer.
UneeQ’s intelligent platform is the global standard in digital humans, enabling the best creative minds to design and build amazing experiences. We give organizations the power to create real-time human-like conversations that are more accessible and engaging. UneeQ is a global enterprise with a presence in the US, Europe and ANZ.
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