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2014-09-03 08:34:55

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression measurement data and analysis, today announced exclusive rights to a newly issued patent (US 8,798,374 B2) entitled, "Automated Facial Action Coding System." This expansive patent protects Emotient's core technology, from face detection to measurement of primary emotions, to detection of facial muscle movements. "We believe the automated facial action coding patent is very expansive and...

2014-04-28 12:31:43

Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful and intriguing SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading provider of facial expression recognition data and analysis, today announced it has been included in the "Cool Vendors in Human-Machine Interface 2014[1]" report by Gartner, Inc. "We are excited to be included as one of Gartner's Cool Vendors for 2014," said Ken Denman, President and CEO, Emotient. "We believe it affirms our...

Marital Stress Linked To Depression
2014-04-27 05:17:10

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Marriage is hard work and can often lead to stress. A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals that such marital stress could make people more susceptible to depression. According to the research team, people who experience chronic stress in their marriage are less able to savor positive experiences, and are more likely to report other depressive symptoms. The findings, published in a recent issue of the Journal of...

2014-03-06 08:36:31

Financing Led by Prominent Silicon Valley VC Seth Neiman's Private Investment Consortium; Intel Capital Provides Institutional Investment SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emotient, the leading authority in facial expression recognition, today announced that it has closed a $6 million Series B round of financing. The funding was led by Handbag, LLC, a new wave venture capital firm, created by noted Silicon Valley investor and former Crosspoint general partner Seth Neiman. Intel...

Understanding Facial Expressions On World Smile Day
2013-10-04 09:26:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1963, Massachusetts artist Harvey Ball created the iconic yellow smiley face, an international sign of goodwill and peace. Though the image is instantly recognizable, some Spanish researchers are questioning the power of the smile and suggest this expression could confuse our perceptions of others’ emotions. Human beings frequently communicate without words through body language or facial expressions, but these can be altered...

2012-12-28 15:43:40

Research using new technology shows that our ability to imitate facial expressions depends on learning that occurs through visual feedback. Studies of the chameleon effect confirm what salespeople, tricksters, and Lotharios have long known: Imitating another person´s postures and expressions is an important social lubricant. But how do we learn to imitate with any accuracy when we can´t see our own facial expressions and we can´t feel the facial expressions of others?...

Ability To Imitate Facial Features Depends On Visual Feedback
2012-12-27 18:11:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New studies by British researchers have provided hard evidence of what most of us know intuitively — that the ability to imitate the expressions and gestures of others can ease conversations and lubricate social situations. Using cutting edge computer software, the team of scientists has demonstrated that our ability to mimic facial expressions depends largely on the ability to learn through visual feedback. The so-called...


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