April 7, 2017

Activities

October 2017

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5-6/10. Shopper Brain Conference, Amsterdam

In collaboration with You Sense It, Thomas Bjørnsten talked about how the field of data driven marketing is increasingly making use of “emotional data” as an important source of detailed shopper behaviour insights.

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3/10. Sonification project with Zetland live

The Danish media company Zetland requested EMDAA to provide data and sonification material for their LIVE event #12 at The Royal Danish Theater (October 3rd). The data represented the Danish peoples’ trust in politicians and the idea of democracy. The musical arrangements were done by composer Mads Emil Dreyer and the piece was performed by pianist Fei Nie. Data analysis by Lasse Hansen. Sonification outline by Thomas Bjørnsten.

September 2017

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16.09. Aarhus Walks on Water – event experience tracking

A collaboration between EMDAA, Emolition, and rethinkIMPACTS for tracking audience response from live events. Using bio sensor feedback and a custom build system we measure, track and analyze reactions to the fashion tech event Aarhus Walks on Water. Concept and system design by Stephan Drescher and Thomas Bjørnsten.

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15.09. Experience Lab showcase. Aarhus DIGIT:TAL

At the Aarhus DIGI:TAL we showcased our proof of concept for Emotion Gateway. An emotion tracking system for use in VR-development contexts. Read more about Emotion Gateway under ‘Projects’

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July 2017

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03.07-14.07. Exploring Cultural Big Data

Exploring Cultural Big Data was a Summer University course at Aarhus University directed by EMDAA’s Thomas Bjørnsten and Winnie Soon (AU). The course has a focus on developing new tools and methods for understanding cultural experiences in the age of Big Data. Student projects involve neural networks, emotional data, sonification, visualization, and open data exploration.

May 2017

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19/5. I THINK THEREFORE I FEEL – AI & EMOTIONS

Keynote talk on the importance and impact of emotion research in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Organized by The Artificial Intelligence Meeting Aarhus.

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6/5. EMOTIONAL DATA & MUSIC

Talk for SPOT festival / Radar Lab event. On emotional data research in relation to music and sound experience.

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5/5. EMOTIONAL DATA LAB & Aarhus Walks On Water (AWOW)

Talk for HEADSTART FASHION AWARDS 2017 with focus on collaboration between EMDAA and the Aarhus Walks on Water event (September, 2017). Theme: How can we track audience emotional responses?

April 2017

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20/4. EMOTION GATEWAY

Presentation of the VR-related project Emotion Gateway (w. Stephan Drescher/Emolition). For the Internet Week Denmark event VR READY – AR YOU?

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20/4. EMOTIONAL DATA LAB & VR

Keynote talk on emotion and affect data analysis and applications in relation to Virtual Reality projects. For the Internet Week Denmark event VR – TODAY AND TOMORROW