is a digital friend that you can chat with, run programs, remember phone numbers, and more. You can chat with Ultra Hal just like you would chat with a human. Ultra Hal is a smart artificial intelligence program that learns automatically while you talk to him. He has his own voice that can say any word in English through your sound card, and has an animated face that shows emotions.
You can also tell Ultra Hal to run programs that are on your computer. For example, you could type "Run Excel" and Ultra Hal will open Microsoft Excel.
Ultra Hal can also be used as a simple phone and address book. He can even do simple math.