For a related story that raises some of the ethical issues, see “Can Alexa lie? –Matthew] Soul Machines unveils its first emotionally intelligent, lifelike avatar By Elly Strang A Kiwi company at the forefront of humanising AI technology has revealed its first virtual assistant called ‘Nadia’, which has been voiced by actress Cate Blanchett.
Soul Machines is an Auckland-based company that develops intelligent, emotionally responsive avatars that improve the user experience on artificial intelligence platforms.
The technology is incredibly realistic, albeit quite disconcerting to some – as demonstrated by one comment on the Baby X Vimeo: “I think that as soon as the baby turned into a floating brain is when I realised that night-terrors would be in my near future.” “Just about everybody who sees it is absolutely amazed that it’s actually a digital creation and not a video image of a baby,” Soul Machines chief business officer Greg Cross says.
Now, after a process of R&D of about five years, Nadia is the first commercial project to be launched with Baby X’s technology.
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King Willem-Alexander spoke at The Hague Security Delta (HSD) with representatives of organisations involved and with the daily management of HSD.
Online sexual abuse of children is an issue that visibly touches him.
[Here’s a good example of the evolution of presence-evoking technology and (though it’s not discussed in this story from idealog), the obvious ethical issues it raises.
The idealog story includes more pictures and two videos; MIT Technology Review’s coverage includes a minute video of Nadia; and more information is available from the Soul Machines website.
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