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SDK on the Spot: Peppy Pals Educational Apps Teaches Children SEL/EQ Skills
March 23, 2017 Responsive Gaming SDK Emotional Engagement Emotional Intelligence

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 14, 2017

SDK on the Spot: Mirrorable for Young Stroke Victims Adapts with Emotion Technology

By: Ashley McManus, Global Marketing Manager; featuring Francesca Fedeli and Roberto D’Angelo, founders of Fight the Stroke

March 06, 2017

SDK on the Spot: Smirkee Social App Analyzes Video Chat Emotions

By: Ashley McManus, Global Marketing Manager; featuring Cato Solutions CEO Glenn Longacre and COO David Buder

There has been a fundamental shift in the way we communicate with each other in the last few years. Bland text messages and emails are soon becoming a thing of the past, as colorful...

March 03, 2017

Q&A with Affectiva: Answers to Your Most Emotional Questions

Professor Rosalind Picard and I spun Affectiva out of MIT Media Lab in 2009 with the vision of bringing emotional intelligence to the digital world. Our interactions with technology are becoming more conversational and relational and we believe that the next frontier of AI is artificial...

March 02, 2017

SDK on the Spot: GIPHY Works to Add Emotion Back into Online Communications

By: Ashley McManus, Global Marketing Manager; featuring Alex Chung, CEO of GIPHY

February 24, 2017

Future Reflections on the Developing Emotion Economy

Guest blog by Richard Yonck, futurist, author and speaker

In the mid-1960s, Gordon Moore famously observed that transistor density on his company’s integrated circuits was doubling on a regular basis. This exponential trend would go on to drive the semiconductor industry for over half a century....

January 18, 2017

SDK On the Spot: Emotion Hero Project Encourages Play with Facial Expressions

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager; featuring media artist Ruben van de Ven, creator of Emotion Hero.

Our emotion-sensing and analytics technology is transforming industries, particularly in the marketing and gaming spaces. The premise of its applications: to get an unbiased metric of...

December 29, 2016

Emotion Technology Year in Review: Affectiva in 2016

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 17, 2016

Looking for Love in Online Places: Emotion for Dating Apps

By: Ben Anding, Integration Engineer

Glasses clink around you, the dishes have been empty for half an hour now, but still you’re glued to your spot, entranced by your partner and this conversation.

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 08, 2016

Javascript Emotion SDK for YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch API

By: Jeffrey Lu, Software Engineer Intern

The new JavaScript SDK from Affectiva makes it easier than ever for developers to integrate emotion-sensing technology via your browser!

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.