New smartphone user interface unveiled by Panasonic
Panasonic presents new smartphone user interface : Panasonic India has developed Arbo, a software program for Android smartphones that brings to life simple phone operation utilizing artificial intelligence and a new user interface. The new software will be available on the Panasonic Eluga Ray Max smartphone series and will also become available on the Panasonic Eluga Pulse X smartphones designed for the African and Middle East markets. Panasonic India division entered India's smartphone market in 2013. Since then, drawing on the strengths cultivated over the years through its home appliances business, Panasonic has introduced a wide range of consumer electronics that offer outstanding usability.
Single-handed smartphone user interface
New smartphone functions are developed every day and will continue to evolve, however, users only use a specific group of functions day-to-day. Panasonic India developed the Arbo user interface for single-hand operation. The first version includes up to 3 actions.
More specifically, using artificial intelligence, the Arbo software will analyze user's behavior based on time and location. Then, according to the time or location, it will automatically display and make suggestions on screen such as. The new smartphone software features a user interface that displays icons in a circular, radial fashion, enabling single-handed, intuitive operation.
Panasonic Arbo Virtual assistant
The Virtual assistant is a self-learning technology that understands the user behaviour and then maps their daily activities for them accordingly. With its ‘location
identification’ feature it recognizes the places often visited by the user and sends out prompt responses asking them to make changes to their phone settings.
The AI powered assistant takes care of all the daily tasks and activities like calls and messages that need to be framed and sent out on a regular basis. It also keeps a detailed list of all the applications functioning on the smartphone, gathers detailed information on their habits and informs them about it accordingly.
Panasonic India will continue to update this software, to expand the scope of automatic displays and suggestions, to further evolve the user interface, and to enhance usability.