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Kika Tech is Named Official Emoji Partner for the 41st ACM SIGIR Conference

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Kika Tech, who revolutionizes communications with AI, is proud to announce that it has been named the Official Emoji Partner for Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (SIGIR) Conference and has designed a series of Emojis for the event. The annual SIGIR conference being held this week in Ann Arbor, Michigan is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results, and the demonstration of new systems and techniques, in the field of information retrieval (IR).

Kika Tech Emojis Specially Designed for the 2018 SIGIR Conference

"We are proud to be a Bronze Sponsor of the SIGIR conference," said Bill Hu, CEO of Kika Tech. "Emojis are considered to be simple, but very lively and expressive and bridges users internationally, across language barriers. There are now more than 2,700 Emojis, with new ones introduced every year."

Kika offers a smart AI technology based Emoji keyboard app for mobile devices. The Kika Keyboard is packed with thousands of Emojis, themes, stickers, and animated GIFS, offering an intuitive and enhanced communication experience. Kika Keyboard, the company's flagship product, is the #1 rated utility app in the Google Play Store, providing a seamless mobile experience to more than 60M users each month. Kika has secured $63M in funding and struck key strategic partnerships with global sports franchises (Real Madrid C.F., FC Barcelona), mobile manufacturers (Samsung, Huawei, and ZTE), movie studios (20th Century Fox, Warner Bros), and leading GIF provider, GIPHY.

Kika's AI Technology

Kika addresses all three purposes of human communications: sharing information; sending requests and having them fulfilled; and expressing emotions. Kika is well-positioned and has proven itself a leader in the AI space by leveraging three necessary factors to make it a true and sustainable AI company, including a large global volume of training data, AI technology, and compelling use cases. Incorporating image and voice recognition, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Deep Learning, Kika Tech's vision is for individuals to connect much more efficiently, engaging in meaningful conversations.

About Kika Tech

Say it with Kika! Make everyday interactions more engaging and fun with Kika Tech. Integrating into smart devices, Kika Tech enhances self-expression that goes beyond mobile platforms. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), Kika Tech enriches the emotional connection between individuals in the technology-driven world. To download the Kika app, please visit: Keep up-to-date with Kika Tech on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.

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