Gupshup launches world’s first bot-to-bot communication platform


Bot creator platform Gupshup recently launched InterBot, a bot-to-bot communication platform that will enable them to transact, coordinate, compete, collaborate and negotiate with each other.

Publicised as the world’s first, Interbot communications facilitate different kinds of bots, such as shopping bots to negotiate with merchant bots to find the best prices, reported The Economic Times.

The service will enable communications between various bot platforms.

For instance, a travel bot can book packages by combining the services of flight and hotel bots. A taxi bot can ask the cafe bot to have the coffee ready by the time the user’s taxi arrives.

Similarly, gaming bots can play strategy games with dealer bots. Translate bots can combine with e-commerce bot to enable multi-lingual transactions.

Personal assistant bots can schedule meetings on behalf of humans. Bots can form groups and hierarchies to improve decision-making within the enterprise.

“InterBot unleashes endless possibilities that lead to more intelligent bots and systems. Just as the human civilization harnesses the collective power of individual humans, InterBot enables bots to perform collective action dramatically amplifying individual bot capabilities. InterBot represents one small step for bot, one giant step for ‘botkind’,” Beerud Sheth, CEO of Gupshup, said in an official communiqué.

To use InterBot, bots will first have to register themselves on this new channel. These bots can exchange services and learn from each other.

This will enable the developers to create bots simply by connecting them with each other, like Lego blocks, where the output of one bot becomes the input of the next.


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