Daimler’s financial and mobility services division has made a strategic investment in Soul Machines, a start-up from New Zealand specializing in emotional intelligence for digital avatars. Daimler Financial Services intends to further develop these for use in its customer experience, having already worked with Soul Machines on a pilot project called ‘Sarah’, trialled at its Read More..
An Avatar-based virtual co-driver system (AviCoS) will do away with the multi-page driver manuals that traditionally hog the glove compartments of most cars. That’s the vision of the Information Systems department of Munich’s Technical University. The department has teamed up with premium car maker Audi to develop a virtual assistant that provides specific information about Read More..