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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

January 09, 2017

20 Awesome Emotion-Enabled Campaign Ideas

Emotions matter. They drive consumer behavior and influence brand perception. Creative agencies know: emotions are key in the work you do for your clients.

January 05, 2017

Driving Your Emotions: How Emotion AI Powers a Safer and More Personalized Car

By: Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and CEO

December 15, 2016

Emotions at Play: The Potential for Emotion-Enabled Toys

From our cars to our phones, artificial intelligence continues to surround us, getting a foothold in our everyday technology. As we enter the holiday gift shopping season, there’s another application for AI that’s gaining appeal among the upcoming generation: artificial intelligence in toys. In...

August 22, 2016

SDK on the Spot: True Emoji Key App Reads, Communicates with Emotions

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager; featuring Sumesh Dugar, Founder & CEO of Webbies, Inventor of True Emoji Key

Emotion recognition technology will play a significant role in how we interact with our devices in the coming years.

August 15, 2016

Making Your Marketing Crazy Effective with Emotion

Guest blog by Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat

Nike is a marketing legend. The company that originally sold shoes out of the trunk of a car has been a marketing powerhouse, growing annual revenue through the years to more than $32 billion.

August 04, 2016

Emotion AI for Chat Bots: The Next Wave of Artificial Intelligence

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager

A few weeks back we attended MobileBeat 2016 in San Francisco to learn more about artificial intelligence (AI) and chatbots. While the purpose of chatbots seems to be limited today, we envision a world of possibilities with this technology.

July 21, 2016

Finding the Essence of Fear in Nevermind

Guestblog by: Erin Reynolds, Founder, President, and Creative Director of Flying Mollusk

I’m the Creator and Creative Director of a video game called Nevermind – an immersive biofeedback-enhanced atmospheric adventure experience that ushers you into dark and surreal worlds within the minds of...

June 23, 2016

Emotion-Enabled Video Communications

By: Boisy G. Pitre, Mobile Visionary

Communication is one of the drivers of the technological progress that we enjoy today.

March 07, 2016

Emotion Lab ‘16 Recap

By: Affectiva staff

You don’t need an Affdex classifier to see that the participants of Affectiva’s premiere Emotion Lab hackathon enjoyed themselves! Unfortunately, all good things must come to a close, and so too has our hackathon.

March 05, 2016

Emotions make the world go round

Guestblog by: Bianca Meger, Director of Marketing, Beyond Verbal

A few weeks ago we received an invitation from Affectiva to join their Emotion Lab ’16 hackathon. As you can imagine, we confirmed immediately.

February 23, 2016

The Emotion Aware AI Machines of the Future

By: Ben Anding, Integration Engineer

As Artificially Intelligent computers mature, it is exciting that machine learning is also becoming more accessible and portable. Soon the fundamental way that we interact with our machines is going to change.

February 08, 2016

Deliver on the Promise of Responsive Gaming with Emotion Recognition Software

By: Jim Deal, Gaming Consultant; Gabi Zijderveld, VP Marketing and Product Strategy

We make and play emotional games, but these games do not recognize, analyze and adapt to our emotions.  What if we had emotion aware games?

January 29, 2016

3 New Emotion Tech Features That Will Boost Your Digital Experiences

By: Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy and Science Officer; Gabi Zijderveld, VP Marketing and Product Strategy

We just released the latest version of our emotion-sensing software development kit: Affdex SDK version 3.0.

December 14, 2015

How to Emotion-Enable Your App

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

Over the past year, we’ve observed a shift in the dialogue with respect to emotion technology from the Why to the How.

October 02, 2015

The Promise of Emotion-Enabled Augmented Reality (AR)

By: Forest Handford, DevOps Lead

According to internet tests, when it comes to extroversion and introversion I’m ‘balanced’.

August 17, 2015

Pushing the Boundaries: 5 Reasons Why You Should Work at a Startup If You’re into Innovation and Research

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

When I was a PhD student at Cambridge University, and then later a Research Scientist at MIT Media Lab, I always thought that academia is strictly where innovation happens and where breakthroughs in science and technology...

July 24, 2015

The Mood-Aware Internet of Things

By: Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy and Science Officer; Gabi Zijderveld, VP Marketing and Product Strategy

Picture this: you’re at home surrounded by your “super” smart devices – intelligent TV, connected sound system, smart LED lighting, smart watch, smartphone, and laptop.

April 28, 2015

Emotions as Feedback Versus Control

By: Boisy Pitre, Mobile Visionary

When emotions and computing are mentioned in the same breath, it’s usually assumed that our devices will detect our emotions in an attempt to provide us feedback.