Emotion Detection Using Project Oxford

The Project Oxford team has released a new demo that uses its machine learning Face detection API. This one recognizes emotional states in photographs of people and seems to be impressively sensitive.Project Oxford is Microsoft’s set of artificial intelligence APIs that give developers the opportunity  to take advantage of machine learning without having to do the training process for themselves as it has already been done. In the case of the new Emotional Recognition tool, it has been trained to recognise eight core emotional states – anger, contempt, fear, disgust, happiness, neutral, sadness or surprise – which, according to the Project Oxford team are understood to be cross-culturally and universally communicated with particular facial expressions. To try out the demo you can upload a JPEG, GIF, PNG, or BMP under 4MB…


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