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World's First Developer Day Emotion Tech Conference a Success!
Affectiva
We hosted the world's largest online conference for emotion AI developers on November 16. Attendees included pioneers and industry leaders of emotion recognition technology, as well as numerous developers and Emotion AI enthusiasts. In case you missed the event, we have the recorded sessions, demos and slides available for you.

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  Thought leader interview: Rana El Kaliouby, CEO
Affectiva
Rana El Kaliouby gives an interview in Lisbon for Europe's largest technology marketplace — Web Summit. When it launched in 2009, 400 people turned up. In 2016 — 53,000 flooded through the doors at Web Summit. A staggering 15,000 companies attended, as did 7,000 CEO’s from over 166 countries.


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  10 great companies (with lots of jobs!) you need to check out this week
Muse
While you can browse amazing companies and search for jobs any time you want on our site, we want to make sure you don’t miss out on a dream job just because something slips under your radar. Learn about some of our newest partner companies, find your match, and check out job openings today!


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  18 deep learning startups you should know
Venture Radar
Over the last few weeks we've been working on applying Deep Learning algorithms for a new VentureRadar feature we’re adding in the coming weeks. This piqued my interest in finding out more about the startups leading the way in developing and applying Deep Learning, so I decided to pick out the eighteen highest ranked companies in this emerging field from the VentureRadar database, and take a closer look at them.


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Affectiva makes the FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards shortlist
Financial Times
In this volatile and unpredictable environment, the need for business to be bold has never been greater: the need for managers to think and plan beyond the short term; the need for workforces to embrace change; the need for companies, large and small, to consider how to build sustainable enterprises in a world where competition is tougher than ever. This is the context for the FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards.
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  Deep Learning System Market Trend, Price, Demand, Growth and Forecasts To 2021
Medgadget
Technavio announces the Publication of its Research Report Global Deep Learning System Market 2016-2020. Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global deep learning system market: Alphabet, BVLC, Facebook, LISA lab, Microsoft, and Nervana Systems. Other prominent vendors in the market are: Affectiva, Clarifai, Deep Genomics, etc.


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  eBay uses emotion technology for emotionally-powered shop in London
Daily Mail
With just under a month to go until Christmas, shoppers can be found on high streets around the world frantically trying to stock up on presents. But there may be a less stressful way to shop this year. eBay has launched the world's first emotionally powered shop, which suggests the presents you should buy based on your facial reaction to images online


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  Emotion detection technology: What is it and how will it change marketing?
ClientsFirst
We hear a lot of different marketing buzzwords that seem to disappear just as fast as they arrive. But, if the latest hot topic proves to have the substance behind its attractive idea, then it could be something which sticks around a little longer.


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  Employee mood measurement trends
HR Trend Institute
Both at Philips Electronics and at KMPG, where I worked at the end of last century, I was involved in the design and implementation of the employee engagement measurement process. These were the days of the big surveys. With the help of a prominent provider we designed the survey, with certainly more than 100 survey questions.


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  How do you feel? Affectiva's AI can tell
PC Mag
Imagine powering up your digital device and—after a quick scan of your facial expression—having it respond with, "Hey there, what's going on?" Massachusetts-based Affectiva is working on this type of "socio-emotive A.I.," and PCMag met the company's director of market development, Jim Deal, at Unity Technologies' Unite 2016 conference recently.


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  Internet of Eyes: AI makes insightful cameras and whets appetites
Journal Dunet (French)
Start-ups and large groups like Apple are interested in the image recognition technologies. A market that weigh $ 22 billion worldwide in 2020.


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  Unruly joins hands with Ogilvy & Mather and Reprise Media
Brand Equity
Video ad tech company Unruly launches a new content testing tool that allows Indian advertisers to analyze the authenticity of their video ads. With 77 percent of Indian consumers saying they lose trust in a brand when an ad feels inauthentic (source: Unruly Future Video Survey), Unruly EQ allows marketers to test their ads to see if the content is consistent with the brand's values and purpose.


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  Use case: Add emotion tech to games with branching choices
Affectiva
The Walking Dead is a multi-platform game that has become a commercial success, just like the comic book and TV series that inspired it. TellTale Games is the developer that created the game. It sold over 1 million copies in the first 20 days. It is considered one of the most emotional games ever made.


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  Affectiva featured in PC Magazine
PC Magazine
PCMag met the Affectiva's director of market development, Jim Deal, at Unity3D's Unite 2016 conference recently. In a demo of the software, Deal walked in front of a large screen running Affectiva in the background and positioned himself squarely in the camera's machine-vision tracker.


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  Rana el Kaliouby makes '10 female founders who have turned science into a business' list
Silicon Republic
From pharma giants to medtech start-ups, science and business go hand in hand. But who are the women performing alchemy and turning their groundbreaking research into gold?


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  Loving Your Brand
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 behind it.


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  Tutorial: Get Emotion Data from your next Mobile Playtest
Affectiva
Game development is an expensive proposition. The budgets for mobile games these days have increased astronomically, and the pressure to perform as soon as they hit the street is staggering. With hundreds of new titles out every week, even small mistakes can be the difference between success and failure.


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Did You Know That...
Rana el Kaliouby, CEO of Affectiva, is now a member of the the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

 
Affectiva Unity Plug-In
Emotion-enable your games, apps and digital experiences developed in Unity 3D with Affectiva's Unity plug-in. Get your free trial by emailing: gaminginfo@affectiva.com.




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