We are happy to announce that the feature enabling Power Virtual Agents bots to be used as skills with Bot Framework bots has reached General Availability.
If you have Bot Framework bots deployed in your organization, you can now easily extend them with Power Virtual Agents functionality using this capability.
When you add a Power Virtual Agents bot as a skill, the Bot Framework bot will determine if anything the bot user says matches with any of the trigger phrases in the Power Virtual Agent’s bot. If there is a match, the Bot Framework bot will automatically invoke the Power Virtual Agents bot and pass the entire user utterance to it to extract any entities and trigger a matching Power Virtual Agents topic.
Additionally, from a Bot Framework bot, you can invoke a Power Virtual Agents bot’s topic with inputs and utilize the outputs it returns.
With this new feature in Power Virtual Agents, you can:
For more information, visit the documentation on using a Power Virtual Agents bot as a skill.
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