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Germán León

CXO and Founder

  • Gestoos

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I  am the CXO and founder of GESTOOS, a startup that focuses on computer vision and human-technology interaction. Our Artificial Intelligence "Gestoos" represents a breakthrough in gestural interaction and human behavior understanding, thanks to proprietary developments in machine learning and applied artificial intelligence.  Our vision is that spaces and devices will become intelligent to understand and anticipate people’s needs. Our mission is to put the "brains" (soIware) behind all those "eyes" (cameras) that surround us. And doing so while respecting people's privacy and intimacy.  Before GESTOOS I was the director at Oblong Europe, the company is widely known for the interface of the movie "Minority Report" film and since then I have dedicated my career to change the way computers, and systems interact with people using gesture-aware and multiuser, multiscreen, multidevice solutions. What I’d like to present is my view and opportunities around Artificial Intelligence- based interactions. Rather than focusing on how people interact with technology, I would like to emphasise how technology must understand people. I've worked for several years on how to improve the tools and techniques computers use to communicate with us, primarily in the area of micro-gestures and mini interactions.  We are at a stage in computer evolution where technology can understand our everyday gestures, facial expressions and general movement potentially unlocking initial communications with tech in general. Why is this something we should care?  Because increasingly the speed of technology is genereting computer illiteracy amongst an aging society and design can help to change it. 

EXPO 10 Rearview & Germán León

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July 22nd, 2021 – Thursday

2:00 PM (UTC)

0:55 h

Teaching Cars to See and Understand Human Behavior in Real Time – Motherson & Gestoos

This session will give insights in AI, Human activity monitoring and In-cabin Monitoring

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Especially relevant for OEM´s and Tier one executives in charge of ADAS, AV and HMI.

Motherson and Gestoos are going to show a breakthrough on how OEMs can easily and efficiently enable vehicles to understand human movements & behavior in real-time. 

Gestoos brings its expertise in machine vision. Gestoos and Motherson worked on the safety-related use case of child presence detection using a vision system. The use case idea is validated for early-stage R&D using Gestoos’ Creator annotation and model generation platform utilizing a limited number of test sequences and without the user needing any in-depth knowledge of computer vision or AI.

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