The mood was not great when industry representatives from all over the world met at the University of Agder in 2007 to discuss the future of the music industry in digitalised world. Five years later, optimism has returned.
It will be open 24 hours a day, and will never close down for festivals or take a holiday. The machine will provide sensible and personal advice for young people who contact its chat service. This is the aim of SINTEF and Professor Ole-Christoffer Granmo at the University of Agder.
The research centre CAIR, at the University of Agder, is geared towards the international research front in artificial intelligence. Simultaneously, it will also serve as a resource both nationally and regionally.