Hike, India’s AI-led Unicorn today announced the official launch of HikeMoji, India’s first hyper-local & personalised avatar. HikeMoji was launched in beta on 15 November 2019 & has already witnessed more than 1 Million HikeMojis created till date.
The ML on the platform has also significantly scaled from combing 100 trillion combinations in beta to 100 quintillion combinations in V1 rolled out today. This results in a HikeMoji created in under 3 seconds that’s more life-like than ever before. Inspired by the diversity of India, this also makes HikeMoji the largest platform for hyper-local avatar creation.
The upgrade also brings users new features such as user-generated stickers & seamless addition to WhatsApp. Through user-generated stickers, users can now convert anything they type into exclusive HikeMoji Stickers of themselves & easily add to WhatsApp in one click.
HikeMoji users can now play around with over 1,200 components including hairstyles, skin shades, accessories, facial features, expressions and even emotions giving them a chance to enjoy an avatar that not only reflects their personality but also their mood. The transition from beta to V1 also gives users a variety of features including dimples, freckles, cheek-lines and more.
The latest features added to the platform are set to spoil Hike users for choice with an option to personalize their HikeMoji looks choosing from:
- 350+ Hairstyles
- 20+ Skin Shades
- Over a million eye colours across the colour intensity scale
- 20+ Face Shapes
- 400+ Accessories (including newly introduced hair & neck accessories, gadgets, earrings, Maang tikas and more)
- 40+ Eye Shape
Hike also recently shared the first look of its upcoming new offering HikeLand and HikeMoji is set to play a key role in the new virtual world Hike is building.