Synthetic Interview Studio


Synthetic Interview Studio was a project at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University during the Spring of 2008.

What are Synthetic Interviews?

The Synthetic Interview is a unique, patented technology developed by ETC & SCS faculty member Scott Stevens and colleague Mike Christel. This technology allows an individual to have a conversation with a character or persona as if that person were present in real-time.

What did SI Studio do?

Our team of five students worked with a variety of clients nationwide to develop innovative web-based interviews and physical installations using Synthetic Interview technology. Our projects included:

Our team goal was to create immersive experiences that allow guests to have a meaningful conversation with a digital character.