NZ needs to embrace AI or will be left behind - expert

Drive 01/03/2018

Auckland company Soul Machines is on the cutting edge of world technology in artificial intelligence.

They have recently been working with IBM on a human-like avatar named ‘Rachel’ using emotional cognitive intelligence to recognise and respond to human needs and emotions.

Soul Machines Chief Business Officer Greg Cross says that New Zealand needs to embrace AI technology or will be quickly left behind.

He says  jumping on the AI bandwagon is a big challenge but a big opportunity for New Zealand companies.

Greg Cross joins Stephen McIvor on RadioLIVE Drive to talk about where the tech of AI can take us.

Listen to the full interview above


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