How might we redefine our users’ experience using artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence and user experience are two rapidly developing fields. Combined, they will dramatically reshape our everyday interactions with machines: from digital assistants with superhuman performance to photo-realistic mixed reality environments – everything is possible. In this workspace we will create novel and innovative concepts that make use of the latest trends in AI research to boost the user experience in cars to the next level.

Benjamin Poppinga

Research and Development Engineer Benjamin is a senior research and development engineer at Volkswagen's Car.Software Organisation, specialized in early technology adoption and disruptive, user-centric prototype development. He combines strong user empathy and profound technology understanding, e.g., in the field of deep learning, with creativity and a sense for business opportunities.

Andreas Blattner

Research and Development Engineer, Car.Software Organisation Andreas is an engineer at the pre-development department for "Intelligent Cockpit and Body" (ICB) at the Car.Software Organisation in Ingolstadt. He studied mechatronics and information technology at the Technische Universität München and was a PHD student at the Institute of Ergonomics. Andreas earned his doctoral degree from the Technische Universität München for his research work on efficient and intuitive control concepts for in-vehicle information systems (IVIS) based on a touchpad with haptic feedback.

Fabian Leinen

Research and Development Engineer Fabian has finished his Master‘s Degree in Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence at the Technische Universität München. As member of the Audi Dual Program he passed through various Audi departments during his studies. After graduation, Fabian joined Audi’s predevelopment department as an Artificial Intelligence Engineer, focusing on the car interior. On 1st of July he changed to Volkswagen’s Car.SW Org where he continues to work on these topics.