The Conversational UI component or Chat control for Telerik UI for WPF allows you to create modern chat experiences in your desktop applications, regardless of the chatbot framework you choose, or to accommodate a peer-to-peer chat scenario. With variety of customizable message types such as cards, pickers, suggestions you can replace cumbersome forms with intuitive conversational UI with the look and feel of your app.
With the variety of chat items available with the control, you will be able to style the UI of your chatbot to fit the needs of your business, while also having a consistent and modern UI across the app.
The Chat items include:
The Chat control is written in a framework agnostic way so it can be tied to all major chatbot frameworks including Microsoft Bot Framework, Facebook's Wit.ai, Google's DialogFlow, Amazon Lex and more.
You can design and style your chatbot and provide a visually appealing experience to your application's end users, which enables and enhances the natural conversational flow between the chatbot and your users.
The Conversational UI control includes various message and card content customizations making it easier for you to achieve the right user experience for your end users. The messages and cards can be modified to contain texts, images or other elements and also include information such as message timestamp and the sender/recipient names and avatars.
With the Toolbar support in the Chat UI control, you can enable end users to perform various tasks via the toolbar icons further enhancing their user experience. These could include file and image attachments, emoticons, location and others based on your project requirements.
The control also supports theming and can be styled to fit the rest of your application's design.