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Filament Games Podcast | Season 7 Episode 4 – CES Interview with Rachel Baynes and Phil Duffy

Prepare to have your perception of robotics and AI transformed – there’s a new episode of the Filament Games Podcast! Recorded in the heart of innovation at CES in Las Vegas, our Chief Partnerships Officer, Jennifer Javornik, talks with Embodied’s Rachel Baynes, Head of Clinical Research, and Phil Duffy, former Chief Product Officer.

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Rachel Baynes is a research specialist with a background in education and over a decade’s worth of experience developing and managing research studies for organizations throughout the healthcare and technology sectors, including USC Institute for Creative Technologies, UCLA, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, among others. At Embodied, Rachel manages user testing and clinical research programs with the company’s hero product, Moxie Robot

With an illustrious career spanning over two decades in the children’s robotics space, Phil Duffy is no stranger to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From his pioneering work at Turtle Beach and WowWee to his role as an Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Phil’s expertise and passion for innovation have made him a true leader.

As the former Chief Product Officer at Embodied, Inc., Phil was at the helm of executing the company’s ambitious vision: to create socially and emotionally intelligent companions that revolutionize care, wellness, and our daily lives. 

In this thought-provoking episode, Rachel, Phil, and Jennifer explore the intersection between robotics, AI, and wellness. They delve into the challenges and opportunities that arise when developing emotionally intelligent companions like Moxie and discuss how these advancements have the potential to transform society in profound ways.

Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a curious mind, or simply someone who wants to catch a glimpse of the future, this episode is not to be missed! Tune in to the full episode below or on your favorite podcast platform: Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.

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