Agent Q is a Text-Based Virtual Assistant That Helps You Shop Online

By: David Ingram - Sep 4, 2015
References: askagentq & techcrunch
The Agent Q virtual assistant is a free text-based service that helps users find just what they're looking for when shopping online.

The New York City startup allows users to text whatever they are looking to buy online. Using a combination of artificial computer intelligence and actual employee suggestions, the service searches the internet for reviews, blogs and other sources to provides a number of highly personalized product options and prices.

The free service can also be programmed to carry out the entire purchase for users while sharing one's shipping information if given permission to do so. Finally, the more one uses Agent Q, the more personalized it will become to individual purchasing preferences.