New Affectiva cloud API helps machines understand emotions in human speech

Affectiva, the startup that spun out of the MIT Media Lab several years ago with tools designed to understand facial emotions, announced a new cloud API today that can detect a range of emotion in hum

Our collective facepalm has gotten so bad, AI researchers are dedicating time to it

OK, perhaps the events of the last few months have only moved the needle a bit, but the fact remains that we take a heck of a lot of pictures of ourselves with our hands covering our faces. And it tur

Affectiva and Uber want to brighten your day with machine learning and emotional intelligence

Your phone doesn't know how you're feeling — but you may want it to if that capability came with a few fringe benefits. Affectiva makes emotion-detection software, and CEO Rana el Kaliouby was full

Affectiva partners with Giphy and opens its emotion-sensing API to small businesses

Affectiva CEO Rana el Kaliouby made a pair of announcements at TechCrunch Disrupt today that should bring the company's emotion-detecting systems to quite a few new people. First, the Affdex SDK and A

Affectiva raises $14 million to bring apps, robots emotional intelligence

Affectiva, a startup developing “emotion recognition technology” that can read people’s moods from their facial expressions captured in digital videos, raised $14 million in a Series D round of

Tapping Into The Emotional Internet

Wearables currently decipher physiological biometrics -- heart rate, pulse, caloric intake. But in the coming years, we’ll see emotion-sensing wearable technology that clues us into specific human e

Emotient Raises $6M For Facial Expression Recognition Tech, Debuts Google Glass Sentiment Analysis App

<a target="_blank" href="">Emotient</a>, a startup based out of San Diego that works in the emerging area of facial expression recognition, is today announcing a $6 million roun

Affectiva Launches An SDK To Bring Emotion Tracking To Mobile Apps

<a target="_blank" href="">Affectiva</a>, an emotion tracking startup with big-name investors, is announcing the launch of its mobile software development kit. The company <a t

Affectiva Inks Deal With Ebuzzing Social To Integrate Face Tracking And Emotional Response Into Online Video Ad Analytics

Last August, Affectiva, developer of a new way to track facial responses to online content, <a href="

The New Face Of AdTech Goes Consumer: Emotion Tracker Affectiva Gets $12M From KPCB, Horizon

The worlds of ad technology and consumer engagement in games and other online activities moved a little bit closer together today. <a target="_blank" href="">Affectiva</a>, a s