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Hackathon: Emotion Lab '16 — Emotion Hack Your Tech
Affectiva
On March 4-6, Affectiva is organizing an exciting, weekend-long hackathon during which participants will create emotion-aware technology, using Affectiva's emotion-sensing SDKs for iOS, Android and Windows.

We'll provide a selection of interesting devices and together we will design the future of emotion technology. Register here.
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Rana el Kaliouby's Formative Moment
Reddit and Google Cloud
Reddit, in collaboration with Google, sat down with eight creators to hear about the circumstances surrounding a defining moment in their lives. See Rana el Kaliouby's Formative moment in the video here.
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How to emotion-enable your app
Affectiva
What does it mean to emotion-enable your app, and how do you do it? Rana el Kaliouby outlines four simple steps, using the Affdex SDK, to emotion-enable an app or digital experience.
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Emotions and the creative process: Anytime, anywhere
Affectiva
Affectiva CEO Nick Langeveld explores how creative agencies can use emotion analytics technology to aid in the creative process.
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Matters of the mind: Massachusetts computer scientist creators technology to read emotions
CBS Boston
Bree Sisson of CBS Boston speaks with Rana el Kaliouby about the possible uses of Affectiva's emotion sensing and analytics technology in health care and mental health.
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Video: Watch TED Year in Ideas: 2015
TED
This recent TED video highlights key innovative ideas from 2015, including Rana el Kaliouby's TED Talk on how she is bringing emotional intelligence to the digital world.
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AFFECTIVA UPDATES

Did You Know That...
Affectiva is hiring!

See current open positions here:
affectiva.com/careers
 
Affectiva's Emotion-Sensing SDK
We have created our SDKs so that others can emotion-enable their own apps and digital experiences. Available for iOS, Android and Windows you can get a free evaluation of our SDK here: affectiva.com/sdk





Hershey uses emotion-sensing technology to get customers down grocery aisle
Advertising Age
Affectiva's technology proves delectable as we power the Hershey Smile Sampler, an innovative shopper experience that dispenses chocolate samples in exchange for a smile. Built by experiential design firm WildBlue Technologies, the Smile Sampler is emotion-enabled using the Affdex SDK.
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Affectiva announces availability of Emotion as a Service and version 2.0 of emotion-sensing SDK
PR Newswire via Affectiva
These new offerings provide unique emotion-sensing and analytics capabilities, slated to transform various industries. Affdex Emotion as a Service makes emotion data available on demand, yielding highly accurate results at a very low cost. Send data collected with optical sensors or cameras. In return, receive powerful emotion metrics.
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The power of an emotion engine
TED
Rana el Kaliouby delivered a talk at TEDWomen about how she is bringing emotional intelligence to the digital world. The talk, which is available online and has had more than 400,000 views, tackles how our devices are a critical part of our everyday lives — except when it comes to knowing our emotional state. Update: As of today, this TED Talk has more than 1.1 million views.
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Computers that know how you feel will soon be everywhere
WIRED
Sometime next summer, you'll be able to watch a horror series that is exactly as scary as you want it to be — no more, no less. You'll pull up the show, which relies on software from the artificial intelligence startup Affectiva, and tap a button to opt in. Then, while you stare at your iPad, its camera will stare at you.
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The mood-aware Internet of Things
Affectiva
In today's hyper-connected world of smart devices and appliances, our technology has lots of IQ, but no EQ and lots of cognitive intelligence, but no emotional intelligence. What if technology could understand our emotions? What if the Internet of Things was mood-aware?
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