Windows embraces artificial intelligence (AI) with the addition of a new dedicated key which will launch Copilot, marking the first significant change to the Windows keyboard in nearly three decades. This feature should hopefully enhance user productivity and streamline the typing experience by providing real-time AI-powered suggestions and completions.
With Copilot key, users can focus on their ideas and crafting content while the AI assists with grammar, spelling, and sentence structure.
Copilot is a new AI-powered feature integrated into the Windows operating system. It can help users type faster and more accurately by providing real-time suggestions and completions. Copilot is based on Microsoft’s large language model, which has been trained on a massive dataset of text and code. This allows Copilot to understand the context of what you are typing and to suggest relevant words and phrases.
$MSFT Microsoft aims to make 2024 the "year of the AI PC" with the introduction of a new Copilot key on Windows keyboards, replacing the menu key. This key provides quick access to Microsoft's AI-powered Windows Copilot experience and is part of larger AI-powered changes planned… pic.twitter.com/DvteT2uf2Z
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Copilot is available in the latest version of Windows 11, and its utilization varies in several applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. To use Copilot, people should the Copilot key on your keyboard. This will open a pane on the right side of the screen that will display Copilot’s suggestions. Users can then accept or reject them. Alternatively, they can use them as a starting point for their own typing.
Here is how users can utilize Copilot:
Yusuf Mehdi , Executive Vice President and Consumer Chief Marketing Officer, shared on Thursday, January 4, 2024, the news regarding the new AI key addition on keyboards. The key will launch Copilot and represents the first addition to the keyboard in 30 years for Bill Gates‘ founded company.
In a blog post , Mehdi wrote: “Today, we are excited to take the next significant step forward and introduce the Copilot key to Windows 11 PCs. In this new year, we will be ushering in a significant shift toward a more personal and intelligent computing future where AI will be seamlessly woven into Windows from the system, to the silicon, to the hardware. This will not only simplify people’s computing experience but also amplify it, making 2024 the year of the AI PC.”
We’re excited for 2024 to be the year of the AI PC. An important first step is the introduction of a Copilot key for Windows 11 PCs, which will enable one-click access to Copilot! Learn more: https://t.co/3FHre8YdWn pic.twitter.com/PvadEPfZBb
— Yusuf Mehdi (@yusuf_i_mehdi) January 4, 2024
Mehdi’s promise of weaving AI into hardware and silicon may signal more pressure on consumers. They will upgrade as Microsoft evolves and improves its AI proposition.
Many of the upcoming Windows 11 PCs will soon start getting a dedicated Microsoft Copilot button, as Microsoft calls 2024 the year of the AI PC.#Microsoft #AIPC #CES2024 #CES pic.twitter.com/7rMIau4jPk
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