smart-phone or
sentient device ?
the smart-phone as
your sixth sense
Great to be here !
Working on Argus Labs
/ real-time contextualization API
/ sensor fusion and machine learning
Working on...
New devices.
Same behavior.
The future is already
here…
In order to see the
potential, we need to
look past the form
factor…
… and into the heart
of a smartphone
Eye: Camera & Light Sensor
Ear: Microphone
Mouth: Speaker
Memories: Internet
Orientat...
… see the
resemblance ?
Eye: Camera & Light Sensor
Ear: Microphone
Mouth: Speaker
Brain: CPU
Spinal cord: Fiber optics
Mem...
… sensors continually
stay in touch with your
environment
… and is able to interpret
context
2013
processing nonverbal
communication
2000
carrying verbal
communication
Advancement 1
Understand the behavior and
emotion of a user
Advancement 2
Semantic understanding for
reasoning machines
Advancement 3
Which in turn allows machines
to interpret your context
“ ... based on movement pattern
detection, music mood
inference, sentiment analysis on
voice samples and deviating sleep
p...
First Step: 2013 - …
human-machine wearables
smart-phone: external CPU
Second Step: 2020 - …
Implants and early adopters
Smart-phone: HUB
Third Step: 2020 - …
Strong Artificial Intelligence
smart-phone: docking station
Our smart-phones are already
a first generation of smart
agents that are able to
understand our context and
anticipate our ...
Welcome your sixth sense
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TEDx UHasselt Salon 2013

  1. 1. smart-phone or sentient device ? the smart-phone as your sixth sense
  2. 2. Great to be here ! Working on Argus Labs / real-time contextualization API / sensor fusion and machine learning Working on a first book / age of dreaming machines (20143)
  3. 3. New devices. Same behavior.
  4. 4. The future is already here…
  5. 5. In order to see the potential, we need to look past the form factor…
  6. 6. … and into the heart of a smartphone Eye: Camera & Light Sensor Ear: Microphone Mouth: Speaker Memories: Internet Orientation: Compass & GPS Equilibrium: Gyroscope Sensor Movement: Accelerometer & Motion Sensor Brain: CPU/GPU
  7. 7. … see the resemblance ? Eye: Camera & Light Sensor Ear: Microphone Mouth: Speaker Brain: CPU Spinal cord: Fiber optics Memories: Internet Orientation: Compass & GPS Equilibrium: Gyroscope Movement: Accelerometer & Motion Touch: Pressure / Proximity
  8. 8. … sensors continually stay in touch with your environment
  9. 9. … and is able to interpret context
  10. 10. 2013 processing nonverbal communication 2000 carrying verbal communication
  11. 11. Advancement 1 Understand the behavior and emotion of a user
  12. 12. Advancement 2 Semantic understanding for reasoning machines
  13. 13. Advancement 3 Which in turn allows machines to interpret your context
  14. 14. “ ... based on movement pattern detection, music mood inference, sentiment analysis on voice samples and deviating sleep patterns we have found that our algorithms are able to label a high probability for the subject to develop the symptoms of what we would call a depression, before the subject itself would become aware of his infliction “
  15. 15. First Step: 2013 - … human-machine wearables smart-phone: external CPU
  16. 16. Second Step: 2020 - … Implants and early adopters Smart-phone: HUB
  17. 17. Third Step: 2020 - … Strong Artificial Intelligence smart-phone: docking station
  18. 18. Our smart-phones are already a first generation of smart agents that are able to understand our context and anticipate our intentions
  19. 19. Welcome your sixth sense

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