E19 Eric Risser, Founder and CTO at Artomatix

    Welcome to episode 19 of the AI Ireland podcast, the show that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

    Our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is been done within AI in Ireland.

    Today’s guest on the show is Eric Risser, who is the founder and CTO at Artomatix. Eric is an expert in the combined fields of artificial intelligence & computer graphics and he has also given talks at top conferences, such as Game Developers Conference (GDC) and has been invited to speak at Pixar.

    Founded in 2013, Artomatix is the global leader in using artificial intelligence to automate the art creation process. They use Creative AI to help automate many of the mundane and repetitive tasks that designers face every day. This creates more time for artists to provide a suite of tools for a ten times faster and better workflow.

    In today’s episode, Eric will tell us about:

    • What Artomatix is all about and how he came about to set up his own company
    • The tools and software needed to put the Artomatix platform together
    • Early challenges he had to overcome, such as  human-computer interaction
    • Benefits Artomatix has brought to clients in film, video games and even furniture companies
    • The ultimate goal with Artomatix
    • How Creative AI is the future of content creation



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