UAE-developed Arabic chatbot Jais Chat unveiled – The National

  • Date: 16-May-2024
  • Source: The National
  • Sector:Technology
  • Country:UAE
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UAE-developed Arabic chatbot Jais Chat unveiled – The National



A bilingual Arabic and English chatbot developed in the UAE, Jais Chat, has been unveiled by Core42, a unit of Abu Dhabi's artificial intelligence and cloud company, G42.The app, available to download free of charge on iPhone devices, is proficient in both Arabic and English. According to Core42, the app is engineered with an Arabic-centric model for efficient processing of Arabic text.The interface of Jais Chat is familiar to those who have used OpenAI's ChatGPT or Microsoft's CoPilot.Users can use a variety of prompts to get answers, gather information, and find solutions that might elude conventional search engines.Core42, developer of Jais Chat, says the AI chatbot is engineered with an Arabic-centric approach for efficient processing of Arabic text. Photo: Cody Combs / Ismaeel NaarJais Chat is based on G42's large language model for Arabic, Jais, which was released last year in collaboration with Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence and Silicon Valley-based Cerebras Systems.“With its Arabic-first approach, Jais reshapes how bilingual individuals interact with technology, and with Jais Chat for mobile, we are delivering the advancement in our mission to democratise AI access for the world,” said Andrew Jackson, executive vice president and chief AI officer at Core42.On a