IBM Watson presents Soul Machines, LENDIT Conference 2017
Publication/Creation DateMarch 19 2017
DescriptionShantenu Agarwal from IBM Watson introduces "Rachel" Avatar from Soul Machines, on stage at the LendIt Conference in New York City 2017. These human-like avatars are powered by Watson's artificial intelligence along with Soul Machines' emotional intelligence and are an example of the concept "embodied cognition". These avatars can "see and hear" you as well as respond to your emotions in a way that "puts a human face on artificial intelligence".
Soul Machines later refers to these avatars as "Digital Humans" or "Digital People".
Date archivedAugust 31 2020
Last editedAugust 31 2020