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Wednesday, November 14 • 10:45am - 11:45am
ALEXA, how will you change our industry?

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Panel on IoT & smart home tech for the entertainment business. Smart voice recognition, search algorithms, recommendation engines and personalized content are just a few of the technologies and trends which will drastically change the media industry as we know it. Will we talk to a TV set rather than operating a remote control? Will our mood and emotions be measured and inform the content we will be recommended and shown? Will content be produced just in time for individual audiences? Who will benefit and loose from such drastic changes? We’re excited to hear from pioneers at the forefront of technology applications in film & TV how Alexa (and other voice assistants), home technologies and the Internet of Things will change the film & business.

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Mark Harrison

Managing Director (CTPiX Speaker), Digital Production Partnership (DPP)
Mark Harrison was an historian before becoming a freelance film director. He won many awards, including an International Emmy. He became BBC Head of Arts in 2001, and then Head of Multiplatform, Controller of Production, and Director of Transformation. Mark is now Managing Director... Read More →
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Phil McLauchlan

Chief Science Officer (CTPiX Speaker), Mirriad
Through the 1990s Phil was a computer vision researcher at the industry’s foremost research groups. In 2000 he co-founded Imagineer Systems, winning a Sci-Tech Academy Award in 2013 as lead developer of the Mocha visual effects software. His work has focused on products and applications... Read More →
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Pete Thompson

VP Alexa Voice Services (CTPiX Speaker), Amazon
Pete Thompson is Vice President of the Alexa Voice Services (AVS), which enables device makers to integrate Alexa directly into their products. Prior to Amazon, Pete built new businesses and products for a number of well-known brands, including HP, Microsoft, Sonos, T-Mobile and TiVo... Read More →

Wednesday November 14, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am CET
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