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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 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 14, 2017

Affectiva Behind the Curtain: Q&A with our Tech Team


February 10, 2017

SDK on the Spot: Bringing Legos to Life with Emotion in AR

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager; featuring Goran Vuksic, iOS developer at Tattoodo

February 08, 2017

Humanizing Robots with Emotion AI

Human to computer interactions are undergoing a fundamental shift. From Siri on your iPhone to the controls of your car, these advanced AI systems are becoming more conversational and more relational. Robots that are designed to engage with humans need to be social and emotionally...

January 25, 2017

SDK on the Spot: Roboy Social Robot Features Emotion AI

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager; featuring Kelly Antonini, Roboy‘s Collaboration Angel and Rafael Hostettler, Project Manager of Roboy

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...

November 08, 2016

Loving Your Brand

By Boisy Pitre, Emotion AI Evangelist, Affectiva

How many times have you heard someone say “I love my iPhone?” As humans, we have a propensity to become “attached” to products, be it technology, a car, food, or any other product, simply because we become fond of that product and/or the company...

November 03, 2016

Tutorial: Get Emotion Data from your next Mobile Playtest

By Jim Deal, Director of Market Development and Games at Affectiva and Forest Handford, Affectiva Games Evangelist

September 08, 2016

SDK On the Spot: SYNC Game Controlled by User Emotions

By: Ashley McManus, Marketing Manager; featuring William Pheloung, one of the key developers of the SYNC game

Games are designed to take us on journeys and adventures - and the best games are able to appeal to us on an emotional level. While these designs are intended to connect with us at a...

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 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.

August 02, 2016

Emotions In Your Web Browser

By: Boisy G. Pitre, Mobile Visionary

At Affectiva, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of Emotion AI — a term that we have coined to describe the intersection of human emotions and artificial intelligence.

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.