How Digital People Can Transform Online Learning

Learning is a cornerstone of society, and today it is going through transformational change. Decreased funding, instructor shortages, and learner needs growing more complex have created a globally-fractured education system. Add in a global pandemic and we’ve created a perfect storm for much-needed reform. The lockdowns in response to COVID-19 have interrupted learning and development. [...]

By |2020-10-20T19:43:49+00:00October 19th, 2020|

Digital transformation won’t save us

Seven Ways to Differentiate Brands through CX in a Covid World

“Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it’s about deliberately choosing to be different.” Michael Porter Few business leaders have avoided confronting our new operating environment and its demands. How do we engage a remote workforce? How do customers experience us without our people directly connecting with [...]

By |2020-10-07T20:57:31+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

Florence: Digital Health Worker

When the news came out that smokers were more likely to develop severe disease with COVID-19 compared to non-smokers, it triggered mil-lions of smokers to want to quit tobacco. Tobacco smoking impairs lung function, making it harder for the body to fight off coronaviruses and other diseases. “Smoking kills eight million people a year, [...]

By |2020-09-02T22:48:46+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Soul Machines Launches Digital DNA™ Studio

Soul Machines Launches Digital DNA™ Studio New Creative Suite for User-Generated Creation of Digital People at Scale. SAN FRANCISCO -- May 28, 2020 -- Soul Machines™, the astonishing AGI company, today announced that it will make its Digital DNA™ Studio (DDNA Studio) available for companies to easily and rapidly create their own Digital People for [...]

By |2020-06-22T21:10:27+00:00May 28th, 2020|

Meet Bella

Over the past month, we’ve been working hard to apply our world-leading Autonomous Animation Platform to support Government and Industry in managing the information flow related to COVID-19. Today we released Bella, a live example of the Digital Helpers we announced last month. Bella is one way in which we see communications being reimagined now [...]

By |2020-06-15T02:47:20+00:00April 14th, 2020|

Answering the new CX challenge in a time of Crisis

Six things every brand and CX leader can learn from Yumi.   Crisis of the scale and speed of COVID-19 demand new approaches to Customer Experience. COVID-19 has exposed nearly every CX system, process, and technology as unprepared for a Black Swan event.  Workers are now dispersed with call centres operating from kitchen tables. Conversations [...]

By |2020-06-16T03:43:17+00:00April 8th, 2020|

Soul Machines’ Latest Digital Person Ella for New Zealand Police

New Zealand Police introduces “Ella” Digital person “Ella” has been developed by Soul Machines to help Police understand if a Digital Hero makes sense in a policing context WELLINGTON, New Zealand, February 12, 2020 -- Today New Zealand Police announced “Ella,” an autonomously animated Digital Hero developed by Soul Machines, the ground-breaking New Zealand company [...]

By |2020-02-11T00:00:00+00:00February 11th, 2020|

When Roman Met Sam – A Soul Machines Original Series

Soul Machines would like to introduce an original series, When Roman Met Sam, now live on our YouTube channel! When Roman Met Sam explores the ups and downs of the friendships between our very own Digital Heroes™ Roman and Sam and their digital friends at Soul Machines. We sat down with Soul Machines’ Head of [...]

By |2020-02-10T00:00:00+00:00February 10th, 2020|

Soul Machines and Madera Residential’s technology subsidiary Quext, launch “Mia,” a fully autonomous, AI-driven Digital Hero

Soul Machines and Madera Residential’s technology subsidiary Quext, launch “Mia,” a fully autonomous, AI-driven Digital Hero. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, February 5, 2020  -- Soul Machines, the ground-breaking company re-imagining how humans collaborate with machines, and Madera Residential’s technology subsidiary Quext, announce “Mia,” a fully autonomous, AI-driven Digital Hero who will be an integral part of [...]

By |2020-02-04T00:00:00+00:00February 4th, 2020|

Soul Machines Raises US$40M Series B

SOUL MACHINES RAISES US$40M SERIES B FROM GLOBAL INVESTMENT COMMUNITY TO ADVANCE THE WAY HUMANS AND MACHINES COLLABORATE  ROUND LED BY TEMASEK WITH PARTICIPATION FROM LAKESTAR AND SALESFORCE VENTURES ALONG WITH FURTHER INVESTMENT FROM HORIZONS VENTURES  AUCKLAND, NZ -- January 8, 2020 -- Soul Machines, the ground-breaking company re-imagining how humans connect with machines, today [...]

By |2020-07-06T20:43:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|

Digital Puppets or Artificial Humans?

We've been watching with interest Samsung announce Neon at CES - validating Soul Machines pioneering AGI Research and their fully autonomous digital teammates already deployed with leading global brands and corporations like P&G. For us, 7 years of research in neuroscience, developmental psychology and cognitive science have lead to the creation of the worlds first digital [...]

By |2020-01-07T00:00:00+00:00January 7th, 2020|

The Age of A.I.

Robert Downey Jr. examines the latest advancements in artificial intelligence in the first episode of YouTube Originals docu-series, Age of A.I. Check it out for an insight into how Soul Machines is changing the future of human-machine interaction, and see the creation of an autonomously animated, digital version of musician, entertainer and entrepreneur Will.I.Am. https://youtu.be/UwsrzCVZAb8

By |2019-12-19T00:00:00+00:00December 19th, 2019|

Soul Machines Named as One of the Absolute IT Supreme Scale-Ups in This Year’s TIN Report

SOUL MACHINES NAMED AS ONE OF THE ABSOLUTE IT SUPREME SCALE-UPS IN THIS YEAR’S TIN REPORT Auckland, 31 October 2019 – Technology Investment Network (TIN) has named Soul Machines one of the ten Absolute IT Supreme Scale-Ups in this year’s TIN Report, launched tonight at a gala awards event in Auckland. The Absolute IT Supreme [...]

By |2019-10-31T00:00:00+00:00October 31st, 2019|

Bank ABC’s AI-powered Digital Employee Fatema – The World’s First Digital DNA™ Human

Bank ABC launches the first synthetic Digital Human using Soul Machines’ Digital DNA ™ technology. Auckland, New Zealand, September 11, 2019 -- Soul Machines, a New Zealand based deep science & technology company and Bank ABC, announce “Fatema,” a fully autonomous, AI-driven Digital Human who will be an integral part of the Bank’s customer experience. [...]

By |2019-09-11T00:00:00+00:00September 11th, 2019|

SK-II & Soul Machines™ Announce YUMI: The World’s First Autonomously Animated Digital Influencer

YUMI will be the first digital face of SK-II, P&G’s global prestige skincare brandCANNES, FRANCE -- June, 17, 2019 – SK-II, global prestige skincare brand, announced today at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity that it will be partnering with Soul Machines™, ground-breaking company re-imagining how humans connect with machines, to create the world’s first autonomously animated digital [...]

By |2019-06-17T00:00:00+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Humanizing Brands

Given Brands are made by humans, how have so many become so, well, inhuman? Many of today’s brand challenges stem from not being human enough resulting in a chasm between the brand and the consumer. Turns out that the solution to ending what are highly robotic brand responses and interactions is a robot. Efforts to [...]

By |2019-06-16T00:00:00+00:00June 16th, 2019|
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