How ObEN is using AI Avatars to Improve Patient Care
Nikhil Jain, the CEO of ObEN Inc., the AI company behind a research study exploring how personal artificial intelligence (PAI) can be used to improve healthcare joins eHealth Radio and the Health Care and Technology Channels.
Tell me about ObEN and explain what personal artificial intelligence is/does?
How is ObEN and PAI leveraging AI to improve healthcare?
How did ObEN’s relationship with MedStar Health Research Institute form and what was the motivation for the study?
Why heart health patients?
What does this study hope to reveal about the future of AI, technology and its role in managing health?
What is next for PAI in the healthcare space?
Nikhil Jain is the co-founder and CEO of ObEN, an artificial intelligence company developing Personal Artificial Intelligence (PAI), a 3D intelligent avatar that looks, talks and behaves uniquely like the user.
ObEN is an early adopter of Project PAI, a blockchain-based platform designed to give people the ability to create, own, and manage their own PAI and any personal data tied to the PAI. Prior to ObEN, Nikhil co-founded technology companies OnGreen and Up and Running Software. Nikhil has an MBA from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Pondicherry University.
ObEN is an artificial intelligence (AI) company developing Personal AI technology that revolutionizes personal digital interaction, enabling never before possible social and virtual interactions. The company’s technology allows users to create intelligent 3D avatars that look, sound, and behave like them.
Deployed on the blockchain, ObEN’s Personal AI (PAI) technology enables users to create, use, and manage their own PAI on a secure, decentralized platform. ObEN’s technology has been used to power healthcare avatars for Medstar Georgetown University, on China’s CCTV to create Celebrity Avatar TV hosts, and in VR experiences developed by HTC Vive and Softbank - in addition to PAIYO, a dAPP on the PAI Blockchain that allows anyone in the world to create new content using their own PAI.
Founded in 2014, ObEN is a K11, Tencent, Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company and is located at Idealab in Pasadena, California.