Humans and Technology
We understand people, their needs and wishes, their values and capabilities. We investigate how individuals relate to technology and vice versa. We consider this crucial for developing systems and services that are pleasant and understandable, that empower rather than frustrate or threaten us, and that genuinely contribute to health and human welfare. Prioritizing people - from individuals to society at large, is key in responsible development and acceptance of future technologies in almost every application field, be it energy, mobility, health, work, living, learning or entertainment.
Putting people first: To unlock the potential of new technologies, we need to first understand and respect people – their passions and...
Yvonne de Kort
For robots to understand people is impossible if people do not understand the robot.
Pieter Van Gorp
My aim is to put citizens in charge of their personal health data.
Vincent C. Müller
Rinie van Est
We cannot work on the development of robots and artificial intelligence - especially when it comes to making autonomous decisions - without...
Pascale Le Blanc
Technological innovations can only be successful if people are not only able but also eager to use them
Collaborating with similar minds may be easy, but won’t produce radical innovations.