Talks & Media

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Our work in collaboration with Jürgen Trouvain (Saarland University) has been mentioned in an article by Scientific American, see

Interview about being a popstar in science (in Dutch), see

Thank you for inviting Cristina Zaga and me for giving talks at the Mintlab in Leuven, see

The 4TU Symposium on Empathic Technologies with keynote speakers Hatice Gunes and Marc Hassenzahl was a great succes! See and

I gave talks and interviews at and for Pakhuis de Zwijger, Nemo Kennislink, NPO Radio 1!


Lecture Universiteit van Nederland online

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Thank you to Universiteit van Nederland for inviting me to record a lecture on the 25th of January, 2017 (in club AIR in Amsterdam) about how we can train robots to recognize emotions in speech. The lecture was part of the series “Slimme Computers” (Smart Computers). It was very fun to do! Last week, the lecture (in Dutch) was released online and on TV.!/2017/3/517088/khiet-truong-bij-universiteit-van-nederland

Back from TEI2017, Yokohama, Japan

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Together with future concepts biomedia designer Kristin Neidlinger (Sensoree) and others, we had a full paper accepted at this year’s TEI2017 conference (the 11th International Conference  on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions, 20 March – 23 March, 2017, Yokohama, Japan) and presented AWElectric. Click on the links to see videos of the 3d Print Inflatable Frisson Fabric and AudioTactile Embroidered Speaker Fabric for Frisson. More info about AWElectric can be found on Sensoree’s website here and here.

Neidlinger, K., Truong, K. P., Telfair, C., Feijs, L., Dertien, E., & Evers, V. (2017). AWElectric: that gave me goosebumps, did you feel it too? In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI’17) (pp. 315–324).