The City of Amarillo officials are discussing the digital Emma’s progress, before her debut to the citizens of Amarillo.

The digital assistant Emma is scheduled to make her debut on October 1st.

 City technology specialists showed her off at yesterday’s city council meeting, emphasizing her multi-lingual, continuous availability to answer residents’ questions.

Assistant City Manager Rich Gagnon says his staff continues to fine-tune the chatbot driven by artificial intelligence with input from inside and outside the city.

City staff is updating and clarifying city web pages Emma will refer people to for more detailed answers