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. Affectiva Asks 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, healthcare, robotics, education, academia and beyond.
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How In-Cabin Sensing Works to Reduce Stress: a Conversation with a Hyundai Engineer
Rana el Kaliouby talks to Dr. Jinmo Lee, Sr. Research Engineer at Hyundai about his work project "Little Big eMotion".
The Path for Female Leadership in Automotive: Jennifer Haroon
Our series “Women at the Wheel" highlights the success of amazing women in automotive; exploring the challenges they've had to navigate, and more.
Unmasking Emotions During Lockdown: Enabling Market Research in a Pandemic
Rana el Kalioyby & Graham Page from Affectiva talk to iMotions VP of Product Management, Ole Jensen, about iMotions new online data collection tool.
The Role of Scent and Emotion AI in the Vehicle of the Future
Imat-uve CEO & Software Engineer talk about the company's work of using a person’s emotional and cognitive state (via Affectiva's Emotion AI) to trigger scents within vehicles.
Beyond Road Safety: How the Automotive Industry can Unlock Occupant Comfort
Automotive experts explore how AI and computer vision can improve the comfort, health, and wellbeing of not only the driver, but also back seat passengers.
The State & Evolution of the Automotive In-Cabin Sensing Market
Affectiva Chief Strategy Officer, Andy Zeilman talks about the current state of the automotive market, how the automotive industry is evolving, and where he sees it heading in 2021 and beyond.
Optimizing the Mobility Experience: Advancing Road Safety Beyond DMS
Automotive experts explore how AI and computer vision can aid in child presence detection, seat belt detection, airbag deployment, and more.
Segmenting Viewers with Both Qualitative & Emotion AI Insights
Affectiva’s Alex Duckett & Vidlet's Paige Guge discuss integrating qualitative, quantitative, and facial coding data to ensure media content lands with the target audience.
How Brands Can Leverage Content Engagement and Viewer Behavior
Nature Research's Lizi Pritchard talks about how to understand and leverage content engagement and viewer behavior for brands and market researchers.
Cerence: Elevating Stale Vehicle Interactions by Designing with Personal State in Mind
Cerence's Stefan Hamerich shares his thoughts and ideas around designing in-vehicle systems with the human in mind.
Optimizing Road Safety and the Mobility Experience: Euro NCAP & DMS
Automotive experts discuss how today’s systems need to evolve to detect more complex behaviors for the next generation of driver monitoring systems.
Why Creativity and Emotions in Advertising Matter More than Ever
Affectiva CEO Rana el Kaliouby and Kantar's Daren Poole talk about creating ads with purpose and even humor during COVID-19, and more.
From Boston to Cairo: Fostering Cross-Cultural Collaboration
Affectiva CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby interviews Manal Ramsis, GM of Affectiva's Cairo Office to talk about the genesis and importance of our Cairo location, and how to effectively promote cross-cultural collaboration.
How to (Safely) Collect Automotive Data During a Pandemic
Affectiva Data Acquisition Manager, Ryan Abbott, talks about our approach to automotive data collection, how that process evolved with the pandemic, and even some fundraising initiatives we have in place for groups looking to contribute.
BMW: How In-Cabin Sensing Helps Build the Ultimate In-Vehicle Experience
Affectiva CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby chats with Sean Batir, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at BMW about in-cabin sensing and the future of our driving experiences.
Balancing Long-Term Brand Effects and Short-Term Activation with Unruly
Terence Scroope, VP of Insights & Solutions at Unruly, shares findings around gender stereotypes in US advertising and ads surrounding the BLM movement.
Brain Power: Empowering Those with Autism to Thrive with Emotion AI
Dr. Ned Sahin, Founder & CEO of Brain Power talks about how his company uses Emotion AI tech to help empower the learning of those in the autism spectrum.
Highlights from the Girl Decoded Virtual Book Tour 2020
Every week, Rana el Kaliouby welcomes amazing guests to her Virtual Book Tour. Here's the highlights from these lively conversations, which have explored tech innovation, ethics in AI, advancing women in tech, and leadership.
Bose: Enhancing the Vehicle Experience Through Audio
John Pelliccio, Head of Product Communications, Automotive Systems at Bose Corporation, talks about how understanding something as simple as audio can make a huge difference in your automotive experience.
Leading with Empathy: Affectiva CEO Decodes her Personal Growth Journey in New Book
Dr. Rana el Kaliouby talks about her personal journey co-founding Affectiva, her new book “Girl Decoded”, and some of her personal stories around leadership.
Make Brand Decisions Based on How Customers Feel with Emotion AI
Graham Page, Global Managing Director of Media Analytics at Affectiva, talks about how Emotion AI serves as a tool to understand natural response to ads.
Human First: Highlights from the 2019 Emotion AI Summit
We talk about human-centric AI with six speakers at Affectiva’s 2019 Emotion AI Summit.
How Affectiva is Building a Responsive and Adaptive In-Cabin Environment
Affectiva Sr. Product Manager Abdo Mahmoud talks about how Affectiva’s Human Perception AI tech aims to enhance occupant experience
Unpacking Human Behavior with iMotions Biosensing Technology
Dr. Jessica Wilson, Senior Product Specialist at iMotions talks about how commercially available tools in neuroscience can help you define human behavior for yourself
Designing a New Age of Automotive with Unity Interactive Experiences
Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning at Unity talks about his thoughts around technical hurdles to overcome around the design of autonomous vehicles
Challenges in Inferring Emotion from Human Facial Movement
Affectiva's CEO Rana el Kaliouby interviews Lisa Feldman Barrett, distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University, where she focuses on the study of emotion
(Re)Building Smiles: Doctor Uses AI to Restore Patient Facial Expressions
Plastic surgeon Dr. Joe Dusseldorp explains how he has worked with physicians to put together a program using AI to help patients suffering from the loss of facial movement
Scaling Companies with AI: How Talla Improves Workplace Productivity
Affectiva CEO Rana el Kaliouby interviews Rob May, CEO of Talla. Rob talks about his engineering background, his current work in the customer support automation space & trends he is seeing as an angel investor
Improving Road Safety With In-Cabin Sensing AI
Affectiva's Product Manager, Mike Gionfriddo talks about his background focused on in-vehicle technology, what he sees as challenges within the automotive industry and how Affectiva’s Human Perception AI technology plays into that
Aptiv: The Challenges and Potential of Autonomous Vehicle Technology
Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, interviews Dr. Karl Iagnemma, President of Autonomous Mobility at Aptiv to talk about how autonomous vehicle tech will transform the future of transportation & mobility
Forging the AI-Human Partnership in Next Generation Vehicles
Gabi Zijderveld, Affectiva's CMO interviews Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at MIT AgeLab & Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center to talk about some of the challenges of AI in automotive
Preventing Vehicular Heatstroke with Bag in the Back
Karen Osorio, Senior R&D Scientist at Procter and Gamble, and President + Co-Founder of Bag in The Back, talks about the dangers of vehicular heatstroke
Nuance: The User Experience of In-Vehicle Emotion Detection
What will the experience of future drivers or passengers look like in the cars of tomorrow? This is the question that Adam Emfield, senior manager of user experience at Nuance Automotive, studies
Veoneer: How to Build Trust with Vehicles to Improve Road Safety
How can we create trust in mobility? That is the question Ola Boström, the Vice President of Research wrestles with at Veoneer. Veoneer designs, compiles and sells software, hardware and systems for active safety, autonomous driving, occupant protection and brake control
Intro Episode: About Affectiva Asks
Welcome to Affectiva Asks, our new podcast focused on all things related to human-centric AI. Affectiva Director of Marketing Ashley McManus joins CMO Gabi Zijderveld to introduce more about our podcast, why we are doing this, what type of content we'll be covering, and what else to expect