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​Uses & Risks of Business Chatbots: Guidelines & Checklists for Purchasers in the Private and Public Sectors. 

New York: Business Expert Press, 2020. Dr phil. Tania Peitzker, Adjunct Professor.

 
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When holographic voice assistants lend a virtual hand to Smart Towns in a pandemic

This is a workshop about leading edge, Digital Out Of Home [DOOH] advertising technology in the flourishing, AI-powered, voice assistant market.
Demonstrating the live, commercialized examples of small, virtual “boxed Brand Ambassadors”, as well as free-standing, life-sized holographic avatars doing Conversational Commerce, we’ll see how these customized characters or “AI bots” are providing Infotainment to citizens and tourists by working interactively and unsupervised in public spaces.

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OOP KONFERENZ MUNICH - SOFTWARE MEETS BUSINESS
2020 TALK: "Ask Our Live AI Bot Hologram How It Feels In Any Language: From The Frontiers Of Mixed Reality"

This talk is about what it feels like to be a bot developer on the cutting edge of putting AI into bot brains. A bit like the fictional Frankenstein project, my team injects the organic, voice-based personality of an avatar into a Mixed Reality shape: be it a hologram, a robot, a VR or AR experience. Amalia, our first public facing pilot in a shopping centre in Cologne proactively made shopping suggestions and gave tips on where to get nice gifts. I will present findings from our experiment featuring Amalia's growing sense of humor.

 
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Birgit from Lake Constance LIVE as a voice assistant on the website of the Marketing Association of Engen

from March 2021

Team Meeting

Kylie from Sydney: Speak with her LIVE as a 2D voice assistant for tourism & travel vox pop polling & promotion, PR, marketing & sales

from March 1, 2021

Tech Knife Poster

Tania's guest blog post about the AI BaaS pilots written for SwissCognitive, "the global AI hub"

spring 2021

 

HAMK Keynote in Helsinki [HÄME UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES]
Freezing Week 2021 was dedicated to "one of the most relevant business, IT & design topics: emotional intelligence meets artificial intelligence."

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Upgrade your portfolio by attending our workshops, exploring our tracks and opportunities to network, and getting to taste a bit of our unique Finnish landscape and lifestyle. You can find the Freezing Week programme here.

 

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2020: INTERVIEWS, ARTICLES, KEYNOTES

 
Businesswoman

Episode 560 TANIA PEITZKER:
Entrepioneering on the bleeding edge of technological innovation isn’t for the faint hearted… first comes the vision to see things others do not, then the tenacity to turn a vision into reality, and then the patience to educate a market on why they need something they never imagined wanting.
MELINDA
I’m Melinda Wittstock and today on Wings of Inspired Business we meet an inspiring entrepreneur who is an early pioneer of XR – otherwise known as extended reality – a sister to augmented and virtual reality.
Tania Peitzker (pitescur) is the co-founder of AI Bots as a Service – a Mixed Reality tech venture for 2D and 3D bespoke avatars destined to change marketing as we know it. She and her team created the world’s first pilot of a live 3D hologram avatar as a Wayfinder and 2D Virtual Assistant in social media for a mall in Cologne, Germany.
We’re going to dive deep into next generation technology – plus how Tania is leading the way for women in cutting edge tech – start music under my voice so you won’t want to miss this!

Melinda Wittstock: Wings of Inspired Business in Washington DC

Cambridge Judge Business School Talk & Live Demo of Mixed Reality - Next G

Tania Peitzker & Darren Lee, December 2019

Team Meeting
 
Startup Room

ABC radio interview in Australia (podcast)

Interviewed on Adam Stephen's DRIVE afternoon programme, Statewide. Recording from Monday 15 July 2019.

  • cognitive interfaces: chatbots evolving into Intelligent Virtual Assistants & sales avatars

  • Artificial Intelligence & globalisation; how AI can work anywhere even in remote places

  • commercialised Use Cases for voice-based AI bots & Best in Class examples eg. the Trump & Clinton chatbots during the last US election; the KLM airline chatbot creating jobs for humans; the e-Porsche, a recent car model already using the latest Mixed Reality hologram tech & interactive bot in the dashboard; robot(ics) applications of IVAs

  • how Human-Machine Interaction has developed since the 1950s with the UK's Prof Alan Turing; the Turing Test/Loebner Prize or the "Holy Grail" of Emotional Intelligence

  • why have the tech giants - IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, Skype, Facebook etc - spent billions of dollars on the tech niche, with investment ramping up...

 

2019

Listen to Peitzker's August 2019 ABC live radio interview in Australia or watch her December 2019 Lecture at Cambridge Judge Business School in the UK

Tania has frequently been an Adjunct Professor for AI management at several renowned universities and business schools in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland & the UK. She specialises in 

* strategic marketing & sales

* digital advertising especially DOOH

* business development for media agencies and B2B clients

* cutting edge CX (customer experience) tech & UX (user interfaces)

In 2019 she was interviewed by Outfuel in the USA as one of their annual "AI Luminaries" who they handpicked from around the world. Soon after that American interview, Dr Peitzker was invited to be a guest Mentor at the prestigious, innovative French incubator thecamp.fr in Aix-en-Provence near Marseille. Whilst at thecamp for the "Sustainable Food & Mobility pitch event", she also participated in the Augmented Reality Cities Summit.


This followed her team's world first pilot of a live 3D hologram avatar as a Wayfinder and 2D Virtual Assistant in social media for a mall in Cologne. Tania and her pioneering team have livestreamed MR bots to the Applied Machine Learning Days at the EPFL in Switzerland and their most recent livestream was at her Guest Lecture at Cambridge Judge Business School.

She has been a keynote speaker at CeBIT in Hannover, the London Mayor’s Tech Week, Bot World/Apps World, the New Yorker UTTR Chatbots and the AI & Robotics/CXtech Conference in London. Tania has given lectures at SKEMA, the University of Kent, the University of the Sunshine Coast's Innovation Centre & Mannheim Business School, considered "Germany's Harvard".

Ranked by San Francisco's Crunchbase #1 - #3 for numerous global & Europe-wide AI/NLP, Customer Service, Outdoor Advertising & Digital Marketing categories, Tania is an Australian-German technologist with a PhD in Anglistik & Kulturwissenschaften from the University of Potsdam.

Futuristic World
 

For and about technologists

This Kindle ebook by Tania Peitzker is about Gen Zers & Yers, YouTube Influencers & Instagrammers, who find purpose and meaning to their lives through a near death experience in an Extreme Adventure livestreamed globally from Australia.

(Livestreamers is also available as a paperback on the Amazon Bookstore).

This short novel is an indictment on our Gen Z era when smartphone/social media addiction and cyberbullying - as well as the desperate need for fame and fortune - have tragically demeaned much of our culture and weakened a sense of community and belonging.
Yet the internet and connectivity has also brought about a revolutionary new way to build heterogeneous communities and it may also help us save the planet from climate change.