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The Voice of Reason: Affective Interaction Using VUI

A huge part of interaction experience revolves today around voice. It is the second round of VUI but it is different from the first one (in the early 2000’s) Today we are aiming to create an interaction which is not only efficient and quick but also affective and enables the user to experience the service in a personal almost intimate way. What is making VUI different from other interaction and how accurate affective interaction really is?

Dec 12


10 mins


Dr. Nava Shaked

Dr. Nava Shaked

Head of Multidisciplinary Studies, HIT Holon Institute of Technology

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Dr. Shaked is a world famous expert in AI applications, NLP (Natural Language Processing), as well as Customer Experience optimization technologies. She is the Head of the Multidisciplinary Department in HIT Holon Institute of Technology and an Adjunct professor at the PhD program at CUNY GC, Computational Linguistics Department. Shaked is an expert in Natural Language processing, artificial Intelligence and in Human-Machine interaction, with 20 years experience both in speech technology research as well as leading major projects in Israel, Europe and the US. Shaked was acting as an advisor for major enterprises specialized in Voice Technologies, leading customer strategy, designing system architecture, providing some Professional Service and heading projects from the client's end. Shaked is a member of AVIOS board and has founded the local Israeli chapter which she chairs. Her book (co-authored by Ute Winter) "Design of Multimodal Mobile Interfaces" was published in 2016.


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