Chatting with a Virtual Agent: The SEMAINE Project Character Poppy

This video shows an example interaction between a user and the virtual character Poppy, a Sensitive Artificial Listener created by the SEMAINE project, The SEMAINE software is open source and can be downloaded from

DFKI is the coordinator of the project. The participating institutions are:

ICSTM: Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
Paris8: Université Paris VIII, France
QUB: Queen’s University Belfast, UK
TUM: Technische Universität München, Germany
UT: Universiteit Twente, Netherlands