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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

September 12, 2016

The Emotion Behind Facial Expressions

How do you get a computer to recognize human emotion and facial expressions, just from a video? What if your car knew when you were drowsy, or if a video game adapted based on your reactions? At Affectiva, we use machine learning to solve these problems. Our machine learning system has access to...

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.

March 25, 2016

5 Reasons Why Artificial Intelligence Needs Emotion

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

I just got back from SXSW where I was on a panel entitled “Can AI Systems Really ‘Think?’” along with John Markoff (of NYT), Adam Cheyer (founder of Siri, now Viv) and Oren Etzioni(at the Allen Institute for AI). The room...

June 26, 2015

Inside Out sparks a dialogue around emotions

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

Just this week we had an Affectiva outing. A bunch of us, along with our kids, went to see the new Pixar movie #InsideOut. I’ve been waiting for this movie to come out ever since I first heard about it more than a year ago.

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.

January 28, 2015

Your Heart On Your Sleeve

By: Boisy G. Pitre, Mobile Visionary

We’ve all heard the phrase “she wears her heart on her sleeve.” It’s a common refrain that’s used to describe someone who displays their emotions openly and without inhibition.