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#BeAIStartup: Emoface - help autistic spectrum w/ AI-driven emotional avatars, E17

Episode Summary

Research spin-off of the Grenoble Alpes University in France, Emoface, joins the #BeAI Pre-Accelerator. They propose apps that train social skills for people on the autistic spectrum by interacting with AI-driven emotional avatars. Its mission is to help the social inclusion of people with autism and other populations that present difficulties in social interactions. In a conversation with Adela Barbulescu, Emoface - CEO & Co-Founder, intrinsically touched by the topic. Part of the #BeAI program Emoface is looking to reinforce know-how to advance their existing AI technology on emotion generation and to add new modules related to complex emotion recognition.

Episode Notes

  1. Why do you do what you do?
  2. Where and what do you use AI for?
  3. How does it feel, for a computer science researcher, to build a research spin off startup in France? What do you struggle most with?
  4. Who are your customers and users?
  5. How does a customer journey feels like?

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