Upcoming Events

April 5

Deep Dive Affectiva Automotive AI: Fueling Driver State and Occupant Experience Monitoring

In this webcast Affectiva will provide an overview of its newest solution: Affectiva Automotive AI. Join us on April 5th @ 11am EDT to learn how we are helping improve road safety and optimize the transportation experience.

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Past Events


February 20

Webinar: Affectiva AI - Technical Deep Dive

In this special webcast event, Affectiva's own Director of Applied AI, Jay Turcot, delivered a technical deep dive talk around the underlying science fueling our products. His presentation illustrated how we are using deep learning and computer vision to build people analytics (for our automotive solution and beyond), why we use these approaches, and the challenges behind building multi-modal AI that goes way beyond simple head pose estimation and gaze tracking.

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February 1 Webinar: The Future of Mobility: Trends and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Vehicles
The automotive industry is under massive disruption. The cars of the future are transforming more into software platforms on wheels, designed to improve driver safety in addition to creating the ultimate in-cabin experience for vehicle occupants using AI and computer vision. What does this new future of mobility look like?
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November 16 Webinar: The Future of Emotion AI - Trends and Opportunities for the Upcoming Emotion Economy
In this webcast hosted by Affectiva, Richard Yonck, professional futurist and author of "Heart of the Machine: Our Future in a World of Artificial Emotional Intelligence " discussed about the developing emotion economy and some of the opportunities and challenges emotionally aware technologies may present us.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
November 10 Emotion AI: How the Mabu Robot Builds an Emotional Connection with Patients
In this webcast hosted by Affectiva, Catalia Health CEO Cory Kidd will discuss how his company's robot, Mabu, is the key to long-term patient engagement that evolves over time, using principles of behavioral psychology to tailor daily patient conversations to obtain hard-to-get data about treatment challenges.
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October 19 Webinar: The Power of Emotional Marketing
Missed the Emotion AI Happy Hour? Join us online to learn about the future of emotional marketing and the technology that can power it. Featuring guest speaker Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat and author of Rethink Your Marketing.
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October 12 Webinar: Building an Emotionally Intelligent Brand: Emotion AI for Advertising
Learn how advertisers are building more emotional connections with consumers, from the insight that Kantar Millward Brown has gained from testing 26,000 ads in 87 countries using Emotion AI. Featuring guest speaker Graham Page, EVP, Head of Global Research Solutions, Kantar Millward Brown.
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September 28 Emotion AI Happy Hour: The Power of Emotional Marketing
Join us on September 28 @ 4pm at the Affectiva Office in Downtown Boston for our first-ever Emotion AI Happy Hour. Mix & mingle to discuss the future of emotional marketing and the technology that can power it. Featuring guest speaker Tom Shapiro, CEO of Stratabeat and author of Rethink Your Marketing.
September 13 Emotion AI Summit
Affectiva organized the first-ever Emotion AI Summit at the MIT Media Lab.  With 29 speakers and over 300 attendees, the Summit explored the practical applications of Emotion AI today and where it will go in the future.
Slides & Recorded Sessions
August 8 The Next Generation in Retail: Emotion AI
There’s a big fear today that online shopping is replacing brick and mortar. People look at the strength of Amazon and are predicting the demise of stores. But in fact, over 80% sales happen in brick and mortar stores - and that’s not going away anytime soon.
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July 27 Let's Get Emotional: How to Incorporate Facial Responses in Your Market Research Methodology
Surveys aren't the industry-standard anymore: in fact, relying on this data alone doesn't stand up to what's coming next. Imagine the future of market research where respondents no longer have to manually input their thoughts and reactions to content, but you will be able to tell right from the expressions on their faces.
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November 16 Emotion AI Developer Day
This online event brought together emotion recognition developers, Affectiva staff, affective computing thought leaders and companies offering complementary technologies. Emotion AI Developer Day covered technical content, including tutorials for Affectiva's SDK and API.
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