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SDK on the Spot: Peppy Pals Educational Apps Teaches Children SEL/EQ Skills

By: Ashley McManus, Global Marketing Manager; featuring Peppy Pals Founder & CEO Rosie Linder

Affectiva Blog

March 19, 2015

The Fine Line of Sentimental Advertising

By: Daniel McDuff, May Amr, Rana el Kaliouby

Have you ever felt emotional watching an ad? Has it been happening more recently? Do you think sentimental ads are better at making you feel connected to an experience or brand?

December 19, 2014

Why Monty waddled into first place

By: Rana el Kaliouby, co-Founder and Chief Science Officer; Amanda Kross, Manager Consumer Insights; Gabi Zijderveld, VP Product Strategy and Marketing

Christmas season in the UK starts with the arrival of the marquee retail ads. Every year the large retailers look to outdo each other with...

December 09, 2014

Joni Ernst Makes ‘Em Squeal

By: Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer & Amanda Kross, Manager of Consumer Insights

Emotions run high during election seasons. Following a bruising primary season, candidates have little time to prove to potential voters that they best represent their views and aspirations...

November 06, 2014

How we built the world’s largest emotion data repository

By: Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

Affectiva has recently reached a major milestone: to date, we have analyzed emotion responses from over 2 million facial videos gathered from people watching media in 75+ countries around the world.

May 29, 2014

A Doll Named Sue

By: Affectiva staff

At Affectiva, we’re often asked about the accuracy and robustness of our facial expression classifiers in real-world conditions.

April 16, 2014

How Many Different Emotions Exist?

By: Affectiva Staff

Ohio State University professor Aleix M. Martinez’s research is the first academic substantiation of compound emotions, which have long been recognized intuitively, or identified explicitly by creative communities of illustrators, actors, and animators.

February 22, 2014

Does Facial Coding Generalize Across Cultures? A Spotlight on Asia

Authors: Rana el Kaliouby, Evan Kodra, Pankaj Jha, Namita Mediratta

This paper recounts the journey that Millward Brown and Affectiva undertook in 2013 to adopt, scale and operationalize Affdex emotion-sensing technology as an integral part of Link tests globally. Challenges and insights are...