Apple acquires artificial intelligence firm Emotient

Apple has made another interesting acquisition by purchasing artificial intelligence startup Emotient. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. The company uses artificial intelligence technology to determine emotions via facial expressions. Here’s more from the company’s site: Emotient is the leader in emotion detection and sentiment analysis based on facial expressions. The company is at the vanguard of a new wave of emotion analysis that will lead to a quantum leap in customer understanding and emotion-aware computing. Emotient’s cloud-based services deliver direct measurement of a customer’s unfiltered emotional response to ads, content, products and customer service or sales interactions. Emotient delivers this value quickly, affordably, and at scale. It’s unknown how Apple plans to use Emotient’s technology. According to the publication, it has been mostly used to…


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