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AISB event Bulletin Item

Announcement: the future of Ambient Intelligence

Club of Amsterdam about

the future of *Ambient Intelligence* 

or the promise of personal, societal and environmental computing *
Thursday, February 22*, 2007
Registration: 18:30-19:00, Conference: 19:00-21:15
Where:, Sint Antoniesbreestraat 16, 1011 HB Amsterdam [Next to Nieuwmarkt]
Tickets for ? 30, ? 20 [discount] or ? 10 [students]

In Wikipedia the concept of* **Ambient Intelligence (AmI)** *is described as* **a vision where humans are surrounded by computing and networking technology** *unobtrusively embedded in their surroundings.* *AmI puts the emphasis on user-friendliness, efficient and distributed services support, user empowerment, and support for human interactions. This vision assumes a shift away from PCs to a variety of devices which are unobtrusively embedded in our environment and which are accessed via* **intelligent interfaces using RFID, PDA, wearables, robots etc.**
Introduction by our Moderators
*Ben Schouten*, Lector Ambient Intelligence and Design, Fontys &
*Rob van Kranenburg*, Innovation and Media Theorist
*The promise of an Ambient Society

Boris de Ruyter*, Principal Scientist, Media Interaction Department, Philips Research Europe*
Promise of AI for the home (ideal home)**
*Erik Geelhoed*, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, UK
*Promise of AI in mobility and mobile gaming *

*Berry Eggen*, Professor, Vice Dean, Department of Industrial Design, TU Eindhoven
*Promise of AI for design *

*Klaas Kuitenbrouwer*, Mediamatic
*Promise of AI for media*

*Maurits Kreijveld*, Challenger

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