What happens when we put a face on our devices, faces that can talk, interact and see us in real time? In this revealing talk, researcher Mike Seymour explores the impact that interactive photoreal digital faces will play in our lives.
Because we are hard-wired to respond to faces in uniquely positive ways, artificial realistic faces hold great promise for advancing human interaction with machines. Will it be long before we have conversational agents, such as Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri, with new believable “human” faces and expressions?
Albert "Skip" Rizzo from the University of Southern California provides a deep insight into the use of state-of-the-art Virtual Reality (VR) technology in his work with trauma patients, most notably young war veterans.