The first AI court trial will take place in February, with the app protecting particular dates and locations. AI is set to defend a human in court for first time ever.
Artificial intelligence is evolving at a rapid pace, and one company is paving the way for this technology. They have just announced that they are developing a robot who will help defendants in court.
If successful, this AI will be the first to assist a man in a court of law.
The New Scientist reports on the fascinating technology, explaining that the artificial intelligence will be embedded within the defendant’s phone.
The robot will listen in on court proceedings and will then issue guidance to the defendant via an earpiece.
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The revolutionary AI is the brainchild of DoNotPay, a company founded by Joshua Browder and described as “The World’s First Robot Lawyer”.
The firm’s chatbot has been hailed for its potential to provide much-needed legal guidance to the public in a user-friendly manner.
The firm’s AI robot, which started out as a tool to fight parking tickets, has now expanded to offer a wide variety of services. It can help users tackle a myriad of complex subjects such as immigration, civil rights, and personal debt. The system is designed to provide guidance to individuals who are in need of assistance with complex issues and often provides explanations in plain terms that are easy to understand.
“The DoNotPay app is the home of the world’s first robot lawyer,” reads the website.
“Fight corporations, beat bureaucracy, and sue anyone at the press of a button.”
The list of services offered by the company’s AI robot is extensive, and it supposedly has the ability to manage everything from college waivers to connecting users with inmates. The firm provides assistance to individuals who are struggling financially by helping them with their bills, rent, and other expenses. It can also assist users with acquiring divorce papers and other important documents.
One of the most popular services provided by DoNotPay’s robot is helping users avoid paying parking tickets.
Aside from the parking assistance, DoNotPay’s AI has some impressive features that can help users with other matters. For example, it can create fake phone and credit card numbers to prevent users from having to pay unnecessary fees and filter out spam in their inbox.
The app is a subscription service that costs $36 per year.
The first AI court trial will take place in February, with the app protecting particular dates and locations.
According to a retired professor of computer science at Oregon State University today’s large neural network artificial intelligence are already slightly conscious.
Although an AI robot attorney is undoubtedly an experiment and poses considerable risk to the defendant, it also opens up some intriguing possibilities for the development of artificial intelligence in the future.