Emotient, one of the leading authorities in automated facial expression analysis, newest technology FACET received the Most Innovative Product award from CONNECT awards ceremony held on December 6, 2013. The annual MIP Awards is CONNECT’s largest and most prestigious event, attracting more than 700 of the region’s top business leaders, researchers and capital providers.
The Sacramento Bee reported on the event and how Emotient feels about its award, “We are honored that FACET received such prestigious recognition from CONNECT. Emotient’s scientific co-founders are widely regarded as pioneers in applying machine learning, computer vision and cognitive science to facial expression analysis. We look forward to seeing our FACET emotion recognition technology deployed for broad consumer, marketing, healthcare and business use,“ said Ken Denman, CEO, Emotient.
FACET provides the ability to perform real-time, frame-by-frame analysis of the emotional responses of users, detecting and tracking seven expressions of primary emotion (Joy, Sadness, Anger, Surprise, Fear, Disgust and Contempt), as well as overall sentiments (Positive, Negative and Neutral).
The architecture is built with the future in mind; it is highly scalable and extensible to adapt quickly with changing market and customer needs. FACET was developed using machine-learning methods to high-volume data sets that are carefully constructed by a renowned team of Facial Action Coding System (FACS) certified behavioral scientists.