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What if technology could understand people in the same way that people understand one another? Tune in as Affectiva, the pioneer of Emotion AI, endeavors to humanize technology as a new Smart Eye Company. The Human-Centric AI podcast dissects how we can put the human before the artificial as AI manifests in our daily lives, with insights from the world’s top thinkers in automotive, market research, aviation, robotics, education, academia and beyond.

The Human-Centric AI Podcast Affectiva

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

What if technology could understand people in the same way that people understand one another? Tune in as Affectiva, the pioneer of Emotion AI, endeavors to humanize technology as a new Smart Eye Company. The Human-Centric AI podcast dissects how we can put the human before the artificial as AI manifests in our daily lives, with insights from the world’s top thinkers in automotive, market research, aviation, robotics, education, academia and beyond.

    Driving the Future of Neurological Development Research: Thriving with Eye Tracking and Biosensors

    Driving the Future of Neurological Development Research: Thriving with Eye Tracking and Biosensors

    Today’s episode features a Product Specialist at iMotions, Dr. Pernille Bülow. iMotions is a fully-integrated, hardware-agnostic software platform that allows researchers to use the power of any neuroscience technology, as well as traditional surveys and focus groups, to gain unparalleled insight into what people actual think and feel. Their customers use iMotions for everything from diagnosis of neurological diseases such as Parkinson, Schizophrenia, Autism and Alzheimers to personnel training, UX testing, advertising and military human research. 
    At iMotions, Pernille consults and trains academic and commercial researchers on multimodal biometric data collection and study design. Pernille finished her BS at UC Berkeley and completed her PhD in Neuroscience at Emory University where she studied brain mechanisms associated with the neurodevelopmental disorder Fragile X Syndrome. Pernille is passionate about sharing her knowledge to help others create ground-breaking science.
    We talked about the use of biosensors in development (particularly in infants), some examples of where tools like eye tracking can be applied in mental health research, and how this technology can help the neurodivergent and neurotypical thrive. Listen in to learn more. 
    Links of interest: 
    Register for the iMotions client webinar: Biosensors in mental health research  - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7812277932273402896?source=podcastiMotions blog: Bringing Mental Health to the Forefront https://imotions.com/blog/learning/product-news/bringing-mental-health-to-the-forefront/iMotions: Emotion AI & Biosensors in Mental Health Research:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/imotions-emotion-ai-biosensors-in-mental-health-research/id1458361251?i=1000585494254How eye trackers can help us understand mental health issues around performance anxiety: https://smarteye.se/blog/how-eye-trackers-can-help-us-understand-mental-health-issues-in-performance-anxiety/

    • 25 min
    Polestar 3 with Smart Eye’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS)

    Polestar 3 with Smart Eye’s Driver Monitoring System (DMS)

    Today’s episode features Dennis Nobelius, Chief Operations Officer of Polestar - a Swedish premium electric vehicle manufacturer.
    Prior to this role, Dennis was CEO of Zenuity–a company that develops software for self-driving cars. He also worked as an MD for Volvo Cars in Switzerland, Program Leader for the all-new XC90 / S90 / V90 and the new SPA platform for Volvo Car Group, and Plant Director for the final assembly shop at Volvo Cars Torslanda.

    He is the initiator and founder of MobilityXlab, a start-up business interface, which sees collaboration between Lindholmen Science Park, big Swedish companies like Ericsson, Zenseact, Volvo Cars and start-ups from all over the world. Dennis is passionate about high technology environments, sustainability, and authentic leadership, and holds a PhD in R&D Management. 
    We talked about the new release of the Polestar 3 - which has Smart Eye driver monitoring systems as standard, the user experience, technical challenges to overcome and general advice based on his vast experience. Listen to learn more.
    Links of interest:
    Polestar: https://www.polestar.com/Press Release: Polestar 3 with Smart Eye’s Driver Monitoring System at CES 2023: https://smarteye.se/news/polestar-3-with-smart-eyes-driver-monitoring-system-on-show-at-ces/Smart Eye Driver Monitoring System(s): https://smarteye.se/solutions/automotive/driver-monitoring-system/[eBook] How Euro NCAP will make DMS the New Safety Standard: https://smarteye.se/e-books/how-euro-ncap-will-make-dms-the-new-safety-standard/

    • 16 min
    An Emotion AI Chat on Biosensors in Mental Health Research

    An Emotion AI Chat on Biosensors in Mental Health Research

    Mental health research takes many forms, but what unites it can be the application of biosensors and psychophysiological methodologies to better understand and ameliorate patient experiences and outcomes.

    Today's episode features iMotions Product Specialist Dr. Pernille Bülow and Deputy CEO of Smart Eye (formerly Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva) Dr. Rana el Kaliouby.
    The two had a great discussion Emotion AI in mental health applications, the role of biosensors like eye tracking in mental health research and where this technology is heading in the future. 
    Links of interest: 
    Register for the iMotions client webinar: Biosensors in mental health research  - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7812277932273402896?source=podcastiMotions blog: Bringing Mental Health to the Forefront https://imotions.com/blog/learning/product-news/bringing-mental-health-to-the-forefront/iMotions: Emotion AI & Biosensors in Mental Health Research:  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/imotions-emotion-ai-biosensors-in-mental-health-research/id1458361251?i=1000585494254

    • 44 min
    What Biosensors Reveal in Test Anxiety Research: an iMotions Customer Chat

    What Biosensors Reveal in Test Anxiety Research: an iMotions Customer Chat

    Today's episode features iMotions Product Specialist Dr. Pernille Bülow and Dr. Erick Bourassa, an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Physician Assistant Studies at Mississippi College. 
    iMotions is a fully-integrated, hardware-agnostic software platform that allows researchers to use the power of any neuroscience technology, as well as traditional surveys and focus groups, to gain unparalleled insight into what people actual think and feel. At iMotions, Pernille consults and trains academic and commercial researchers on multimodal biometric data collection and study design.
    We are joined by iMotions customer Dr. Bourassa, who joined MC’s faculty in 2014 and currently teaches Vertebrate Histology, Pharmacology, Virology, Cell Physiology, Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases, and Pharmacology & Therapeutics. One area of his research expertise includes alterations of normal attention and memory in patients with anxiety disorders. Currently, his research efforts are focused on identifying the abnormal neural circuitry that induces and maintains anxiety in patients with anxiety disorders.
    The three talked about mental health in education and performance research, the role of biosensors in mental health research and Dr. Bourassa’s work in studying test anxiety in students using biosensors. Listen to learn more. 
    Links of interest: 
    Register for Biosensors in Mental Health Research webinar: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7812277932273402896?source=podcast Dr. Erick Bourassa Faculty Profile: https://www.mc.edu/faculty/u/EABourassaWatch the Emotion AI in Mental Health Research livestream feat. Dr. Rana el Kaliouby & Dr. Pernille Bulow: https://www.linkedin.com/video/event/urn:li:ugcPost:6998331377548992512/iMotions Blog: Bringing Mental Health to the Forefront content series: https://imotions.com/blog/learning/product-news/bringing-mental-health-to-the-forefront/Emotion AI & Biosensors in Mental Health Research Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/imotions-emotion-ai-biosensors-in-mental-health-research/id1458361251?i=1000585494254

    • 41 min
    iMotions: Emotion AI & Biosensors in Mental Health Research

    iMotions: Emotion AI & Biosensors in Mental Health Research

    Today’s episode features a Product Specialist at iMotions, Dr. Pernille Bülow. iMotions is a fully-integrated, hardware-agnostic software platform that allows researchers to use the power of any neuroscience technology, as well as traditional surveys and focus groups, to gain unparalleled insight into what people actual think and feel. Their customers use iMotions for everything from diagnosis of neurological diseases such as Parkinson, Schizophrenia, Autism and Alzheimers to personnel training, UX testing, advertising and military human research. 
    At iMotions, Pernille consults and trains academic and commercial researchers on multimodal biometric data collection and study design. Pernille finished her BS at UC Berkeley and completed her PhD in Neuroscience at Emory University where she studied brain mechanisms associated with the neurodevelopmental disorder Fragile X Syndrome. Pernille is passionate about sharing her knowledge to help others create ground-breaking science.
    We talked about Emotion AI in mental health applications, the role of biosensors in mental health research and where this technology is heading in the future. Listen in to learn more. 
    Links of interest: 
    Register for webinar: iMotions client webinar: Biosensors in mental health research here  - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7812277932273402896?source=podcast Smart Eye blog: https://smarteye.se/blog/Follow Rana on LinkedIn to watch the Livestream: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaliouby/ iMotions: Bringing Mental Health to the Forefront: https://imotions.com/blog/mental-health-focus/v

    • 21 min
    Humanizing the In-Cabin Experience with Human Insight AI

    Humanizing the In-Cabin Experience with Human Insight AI

    Today’s episode features Smart Eye Deputy CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby talking about humanizing the in-cabin experience. In a technology-dominated world there is an increasing need to bridge the gap between man and machine. Making our interactions with technology more seamless and intuitive will enable us to lead smarter, more productive, healthier and happier lives. 

    To help us achieve this ambitious goal, Rana explores how human-centric AI delivers better automotive safety and more engaging mobility experiences that enhance comfort, wellness and entertainment. Drawing from her decades of work on Emotion AI, Rana will discuss the future of the in-cabin experience and the imperative to realize this in an ethical manner. Listen in to learn more.
    Links of interest:
    Learn more about Driver Monitoring System(s): https://smarteye.se/solutions/automotive/driver-monitoring-system/Learn more about Interior Sensing: https://smarteye.se/solutions/automotive/interior-sensing/Interior Sensing: The Next Frontier in Improving Road Safety and the Mobility Experience eBook download: https://smarteye.se/e-books/interior-sensing-ebook/AutoSens Interview with Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, Deputy CEO of Smart Eye: https://auto-sens.com/interview-with-rana-el-kaliouby/

    • 32 min

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