ABOUT HIA Our mission is to empower businesses to delight their audiences with intimate, intelligent and efficient engagement. Using our advanced Human Interface Agent (HIA) technology, businesses can conduct complex conversations with large numbers of people concurrently, and make each interaction much more personalized, consistent and accountable.
HIA sits squarely at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and VR to break through the limitations of typical text bots or voice-based question/answer dialog. HIA goes all the way to produce true two-way visualized Artificial Intelligence exchanges that allow the user to experience meaningful human interactions, not just interactivity.
Conversational Virtual Reality isn't just practical; it's delightful!
With our patented VHware™ authoring and publishing tools, businesses, educators, and artists will be able to easily create brand-sensitive virtual agents who can verbally and visually conduct complex conversations.
We solve the problem of scaling customer engagements. Millions of simultaneous personalized 1:1 customer, audience, or employee interactions are straightforward with HIA.
Scaling Medical, HR, Brand Marketing, Social, or other areas requiring B2B or B2C human touch points is now efficient via a custom branded character or realistic virtual human agent that can emulate real human interactions, tell stories, verbalize real-time data feeds, ask and answer questions, and then extract, report, and deliver normalized actionable data about the encounter.
HIA's product offering leverages exclusive intellectual property rights to groundbreaking R&D representing over ten years and one hundred million dollars in advanced Artificial Intelligence and Oscar-winning Virtual Reality from the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies.
WHAT WE DO • We create brand-sensitive conversational engagement to delight your audience • We craft digital characters or photorealistic digital doubles to captivate your users • We incorporate dynamic body language and facial expression in compelling personas • We enable always on, always-available one-to-one dialogs to support your mission • We deliver a compelling brand experience across all mobile and immersive displays • We produce experiential content spanning text, voice, VR, AR, MR as well as 360 Video. • We report detailed analytics about each encounter • We bring transactional delightfulness to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary • We love what we do, and it shows! Stay tuned in the coming months for more detailed information about our products. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us using the form below.
He led five startups as CEO, three of which as a co-founder. His tenure includes Samsung Semiconductor, LSI Logic, Honeywell, Silicon Value (Silicon Design Systems), Microfabrica, Crosspoint, On-Chip Systems, Vantage Surgical and IBM Microelectronics. Vacit holds a BSEE from the University of Birmingham, U.K., and a MSEE from the University of Houston, TX. He has 13 issued patents; and over 25 pending applications.
Richard is a multiple Emmy® winner working at the intersection of strategy, creative invention, media technology, and consumer experience. Richard co-chairs the Experience Design Working Group at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences promoting industry innovation and excellence in XR, UX, VUI, and AI. Richard was honored by the Hollywood Reporter/Producers Guild of America's year-end "Digital 50" outstanding media professionals as well as Streaming Magazine's "Fifty Most Influential People in Streaming." He is also an eight-time finalist and two-time winner of Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television" and "Outstanding Achievement in Advanced Media Technology."
Since 2001, he has been a professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign while also teaching courses at Stanford and Iowa State. He has three books published on VR and robotics, and over 150 scientific articles. Steve holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.
Before Amazon, he was Principal Development Manager at Microsoft where he led a product team focused on large-scale Machine Learning for Big Data. He also spent 8 years on Speech Recognition Systems, first as CTO of General Magic, Inc., then through his work on General Motor’s OnStar Virtual Advisor, one of the largest deployments of an intelligent personal assistant until Siri. Danny started his career as a Computer Scientist at IBM Research. He holds MS and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Technical University of Denmark. He is a member of ACM and IEEE Computer Society and has several patents to his credit.
He is also one of the founders and creators of the G-Tech product line of advanced hard drive storage products that are implemented worldwide for professional Television and Multimedia content creation. He has been featured in Wired, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, NBC, Studio Daily, Videography, Film and Video, DV magazine, TV Technology, HD Video Pro Magazine, Digital Television Magazine, Engadget, Gizmodo, Millimeter, American Cinematographer, MacWorld, Post magazine, Popular Science, LA Times and countless other trade publications and mainstream press, discussing technology and product advancements in his areas of expertise.
For 20 years Dina led campaign and product delivery for clients including Apple, HP, Lexus, Infiniti, Honda, EA Sports, ESPN, Mattel, Disney, A&E, Levi’s, Revlon and McDonald’s. While building digital departments, she launched experiments using new technology for Sprint, Coca-Cola, Toyota, Nissan, Google, CNN and Microsoft. These teams have been honored by Cannes Cyber Lions, The Webbys, FWA, D&AD Awards and Ad Age Awards.
Born in Galveston, Texas, Bill graduated from Rice University in Houston, Texas where he was President of Sid Richardson College and Chairman of the University’s Honor Council. He has a J.D. degree from Tulane University in New Orleans. He is currently admitted to practice law in the courts of Texas, Louisiana and California. Before joining a private law practice on the U.S. West Coast, Bill served as in-house counsel with El Paso LNG Co. in Houston.
Before Twitter, Todd spent 11 years at Google where he founded the People Analytics team, was a Director of Recruiting whose teams hired 5000 people, and acted as a Director of HR for the Trust & Safety team. His work at on topics such as scientific hiring, the wisdom of crowds, and performance management has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Public Radio, and the Harvard Business Review. Todd has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University.
Government regulators and policymakers have turned to Nelson to advise on the most sensitive and challenging emerging health policy issues. He testifies regularly as an expert on healthcare compliance standards, including data privacy, corporate practice of medicine, and other issues.
He is also the co-author of the 2017 book, From ObamaCare to Trumpcare: Why You Should Care, about the past, present and future of U.S. health policy. Harry has been recognized by Best Lawyers, Southern California Super Lawyers, and received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating annually since 2010.