Virtual Shopping Assistant

Problem statement – market
  • For shopping exhibitions, either in fairs on in shops, to get the attention of potential customers is a critical issue. With Virtual Shopping Assistants it can be possible to draw the attention of visitors and also to establish interactive dialogs regarding shopping.
Scientific challenges & contributions
  • Visitor detection & classification using sensors and Computer Vision
  • Realistic Appearance and Behaviour using Computer Graphics
  • Interaction paradigms between Assistant and Visitor, dialogs
Framework for project
  • Industrial cooperation with shoe industry
  • Product mature for usage in different shopping scenarios. Several SMEs are using the product.