Human-Centric AI: Affectiva Asks

Human-Centric AI: Affectiva Asks
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 …

Brain Power: Empowering Those with Autism to Thrive with Emotion AI
Jul 20 • 28 min
How Brain Power is committed to “Empower Every Brain” with autism, ADHD, and similar challenges to thrive in school and succeed in the workforce through a creative combination of Emotion AI technology, science, & humanism.
Highlights from the Girl Decoded Virtual Book Tour 2020
Jun 29 • 71 min
A selection of 3 guests from Affectiva CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby’s 2020 Virtual Book Tour, which explored which have explored technology innovation, ethics in AI, advancing women in tech, and leadership.
Bose: Enhancing the Vehicle Experience Through Audio
May 1 • 35 min
John Pelliccio, Head of Product Communications, Automotive Systems at Bose talks to us about the challenges auto manufacturers face with regard to audio within the vehicle, and how understanding something as simple as audio can make a huge difference in…
Leading with Empathy: Affectiva CEO Decodes her Personal Growth Journey in New Book
Apr 28 • 33 min
Relating to your employees and leading with empathy, especially in times like these, is so powerful. Her story, and the story of Affectiva, is now out: whether in tech or woman in the workplace, pick this one up for a super accessible read on personal…
Make Brand Decisions Based on How Customers Feel with Emotion AI
Mar 9 • 21 min
One of the hardest things for marketers to understand is how people feel. This is quite difficult because we don’t think about how we feel as we’re feeling it. We have been conditioned to give rational reasons for “why” we do things. And for those…
Human First: Highlights from the 2019 Emotion AI Summit
Oct 30, 2019 • 64 min
In our latest Affectiva Asks podcast, 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
Sep 19, 2019 • 23 min
We interview Affectiva Senior Product Manager Abdelrahman Mahmoud on his background in software engineering, what he sees as challenges within the automotive industry and how Affectiva’s Human Perception AI technology aims to enhance the occupant…
Unpacking Human Behavior with iMotions Biosensing Technology
Sep 10, 2019 • 21 min
Today’s episode features Dr. Jessica Wilson, Senior Product Specialist at iMotions on how commercially available tools in neuroscience can help you define human behavior for yourself.
Designing a New Age of Automotive with Unity Interactive Experiences
Aug 29, 2019 • 23 min
Danny Lange, VP of AI and Machine Learning at Unity talks to us about some of the projects and challenges he has seen OEMs and Tier 1s encounter, and his thoughts around technical hurdles to overcome around the design of autonomous vehicles.
Lisa Feldman Barrett on Challenges in Inferring Emotion from Human Facial Movement
Aug 15, 2019 • 40 min
Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett discusses her recent research paper on challenges in inferring emotion from human facial movement with Affectiva CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby.
(Re)Building Smiles: Doctor Uses AI to Restore Patient Facial Expressions
Aug 14, 2019 • 26 min
What does your smile mean to you? Plastic surgeon Dr. Joe Dusseldorp talks to us about his work with conditions involving the facial nerve, and how he has worked to put together a program using AI to help patients suffering from the loss of facial…
Scaling Companies with AI: How Talla Improves Workplace Productivity
Aug 7, 2019 • 29 min
Affectiva CEO Dr. Rana el Kaliouby interviewsRob May, co-founder and CEO of Talla on his engineering background, his current work in the customer support automation space, and trends he is seeing as an angel investor.
Improving Road Safety with In-cabin Sensing AI
Jul 30, 2019 • 25 min
Affectiva Product Manager talks about his background in startups 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
Jun 28, 2019 • 34 min
Karl Iagnemma, President of Autonomous Mobility at Aptiv, talks to us about his early work with nuTonomy (which has since been acquired by Aptiv), and how autonomous vehicle technology will transform the future of transportation and mobility.
Forging the AI-Human Partnership in Next Generation Vehicles
May 13, 2019 • 26 min
Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at MIT, talks to us a bit about his work, some of the challenges of AI in automotive and how OEMs and Tier 1s can overcome them.
Preventing Vehicular Heatstroke with Bag in the Back
Apr 22, 2019 • 25 min
About one child every 9 days in the US die yearly in hot cars from vehicular heatstroke: 90% of these victims are under 3 years old: how can we prevent this?
Nuance: The User Experience of In-Vehicle Emotion Detection
Apr 8, 2019 • 25 min
Today’s episode features Nuance, and discusses how to design efficient and effective human-vehicle interactions from the consumer perspective.
Intro Episode: About Affectiva Asks
Mar 29, 2019 • 5 min
What’s this automotive AI podcast about, anyway? Learn more about what you can expect on this podcast series.
Veoneer: How to Build Trust with Vehicles to Improve Road Safety
Mar 22, 2019 • 23 min
There are many considerations OEMs and Tier-1s should keep in mind when developing road safety systems that can help save lives.