SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kika Tech, a leader in mobile artificial intelligence-based communication products, today announced a new strategic partnership with the San Jose Sharks. The partnership will increase Kika Tech's visibility and further establish its presence in the Silicon Valley community, while solidifying the company's brand association with world-leading sports organizations.
"Kika Tech is proud to call Silicon Valley home," says Tami Zhu, General Manager for Kika Tech. "2017 has proven to be a pivotal year for the company with Kika experiencing exponential growth in forming new strategic partnerships and new users. We are excited to partner with the San Jose Sharks, a team that has provided an elite level of hockey that fans have enjoyed for many years. With its passionate fan base and success, the San Jose Sharks is a natural partner for Kika Tech."
Kika Tech enriches the communications and emotional connection between individuals by leveraging the company's cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI) engine, which understands and predicts intentions to make conversations more expressive. With 400M downloads, Kika Tech has inked 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 technology partners such as GIPHY.
"The San Jose Sharks are a prominent member of the Silicon Valley community and collaborate with leading organizations nationwide," said John Tortora, Chief Operating Officer, San Jose Sharks. "We have formed a strategic partnership with Kika Tech, whose mission is to help users around the world communicate and engage with each other seamlessly. The Sharks have that same principal when engaging with our fans across the globe and the Bay Area community."
Kika - Engineered With Artificial Intelligence
The Kika Tech ecosystem includes its award-winning Kika Keyboard app, which has been recognized as a Google Top Developer. With a deep understanding of its users, Kika Tech is able to predict intentions and suggest content including texts, emojis, GIFs, stickers, etc., which makes communications easier and more expressive. Kika Tech also takes advantage of the progress made in machine learning to enable users to communicate more accurately. Analyzing on sentence-level, rather than phrase-level, Kika Tech figures out the broader context and predicts what users will be communicating.
Kika Tech has been ranked a top productivity app in more than 77 countries. The company stands out with an ever-growing engagement rate of 120 times per day per person, which is equivalent to 50 minutes a day. With Kika Tech, companies can grow their established users by tapping into the company's massive 60M MAU base. To download the Kika app, please visit: bit.ly/kikakeyboard.
About the San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL). As members of the NHL's Pacific Division, the team plays its home games at SAP Center at San Jose. The Sharks were founded as an expansion team in 1991 and made their NHL debut in the 1991-92 season. To date, the Sharks have won six Pacific Division titles and advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 19 of their first 25 seasons, including 12 of the last 13 seasons. The Sharks have made four Conference Final appearances in the last 13 seasons and advanced to the Stanley Cup Final in 2016.
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 this technology-driven world. To download the Kika app, please visit: bit.ly/kikakeyboard. Keep up-to-date with Kika Tech on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter.
SOURCE Kika Tech Inc