On AI, ChatGPT and why Peryscope is excited about the future of guided walking tours

Young couple playing a smartphone walking tour in Berlin in front of the Brandenburg gate.
The recent release of ChatGPT, a language model trained by OpenAI, has brought new possibilities to the field of artificial intelligence. This technology has already been applied to numerous applications, including language translation, chatbots, and virtual assistants. As a result, companies across various industries are seeking to leverage the power of AI to enhance their products and services. In particular, the travel industry is poised to benefit greatly from AI-powered chatbots, as they offer a unique opportunity to engage with customers in real-time and provide personalized recommendations and insights. Guided walking tours on smartphones, in particular, are a perfect use case for AI-powered chatbots, and we as a company offering such tours are excited to see what the future holds in this ever-evolving field.

As Peryscope offers guided walking tours that can be played on smartphones with the help of chatbots, we are excited about the upcoming AI technologies that will supercharge our products. Currently, our chatbot can provide basic information about the city, help with a couple of hints, and provide directions. However, we believe that the future of chatbots will revolutionize the way people experience our tours.

AI-powered chatbots will enhance the experience of our tours by providing personalized recommendations, suggesting nearby attractions and restaurants, and even offering historical and cultural insights. With AI, our chatbot will be able to analyze data from various sources to create a personalized experience for each user. For example, if a user expresses an interest in art, the chatbot could dynamially adjust the story of the walking tour to an art-related theme.

One of the most exciting possibilities for chatbots in guided walking tours is the use of augmented reality. With AR, users could see historical figures or landmarks come to life as they explore the city. AR could also enhance the way our chatbot provides information by overlaying images, videos, and text onto the user's view of the real world.

Guided walking tours on smartphones are a perfect use case for AI-powered chatbots because they offer a unique opportunity to engage with users in real-time as they explore the city. With the help of AI, our chatbot can provide a seamless experience for users, whether they're looking for directions or seeking more in-depth information about the history and culture of the city.

We recognize that our current walking tours only use a fraction of what will be possible in the future, but we're committed to developing our guided tours further to take advantage of these emerging technologies. As a walking tour company, we're constantly exploring new ways to enhance the experience of our guided tours and stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of AI.

In conclusion, AI-powered chatbots are set to supercharge guided walking tours on smartphones. With the ability to provide personalized recommendations, historical and cultural insights, and the potential for augmented reality, our chatbot will enhance the way users experience the city. As a company, we're excited about the possibilities that AI will bring to our guided walking tours, and we're committed to developing our tours to take advantage of these emerging technologies. In the future, we believe that AI and augmented reality will continue to transform the way people explore and experience cities around the world.

Oh, and by the way - did you notice the illustrating picture of this article is AI generated? Midjourney does a pretty decent job already.