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Affectiva provides emotion measurement technologies used to understand how people feel in order to improve products and experiences for Fortune 500 companies, corporations, agencies, and universities. The company offers Q, a wearable biosensor that tracks excitement, engagement, stress, and anxiety; Affdex, a facial expression recognition technology; and Affdex Discovery, an automated facial coding solution for qualitative research. Affectiva was founded in 2009 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
HQBoston, US
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)108
Job Openings11

Key People/Management at Affectiva

David Berman

David Berman

Paula David

Paula David

Director of HR and Operations
Rana el Kaliouby

Rana el Kaliouby

Chief Science Officer & Co Founder
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Affectiva Office Locations

Affectiva has an office in Boston
Boston, US (HQ)
294 Washington St
Boston, US
53 State St Floor 37
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Affectiva Financials and Metrics

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Affectiva total Funding

$60.3 m

Affectiva latest funding size

$26 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Affectiva investors

Affectiva's latest funding round in April 2019 was reported to be $26 m. In total, Affectiva has raised $60.3 m. Affectiva's latest valuation is reported to be $116 m.
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Affectiva News and Updates

Affectiva raises $26 million to bring emotional intelligence AI to car safety systems

Affectiva raised $26 million to advance its emotion and object detection AI for car safety systems and supply insights for autonomous vehicles.

New Detailed Report on Artificial Intelligence Market to grow +55% of CAGR by 2025: Global Key Players - Amazon Web Services, IBM, Siemens, Omron Adept Technologies, Affectiva, AIBrain, Anki, AOL, Ayasdi, CloudMinds

The report thoroughly analyzes the most crucial details of the Global Artificial Intelligence Market with the help of an in-depth and professional analysis. Described in a precise manner, the report also presents a complete overview of the market based on the factors that are projected to have a con…

Global Emotion Recognition and Sentiment Analysis Software Market 2018-2022 - Key Vendors are Affectiva, Amazon, Beyond Verbal & Sentiance

DUBLIN, Sept 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Emotion Recognition and Sentiment Analysis Software Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Emotion recognition and sentiment analysis software solutions enable the interpretation of human emotions and...

Affectiva’s Automotive AI could keep distracted and drowsy drivers from causing accidents

Affectiva this week announced its Automotive AI platform for monitoring humans. If the idea of a robot watching you while you drive bothers you, consider that most accidents are caused by distracted drivers. An AI that knows whether you’re paying attention or not could potentially save as many lives…

Affectiva launches emotion tracking AI for drivers in autonomous vehicles

Affectiva today announced the launch of its Automotive AI service that lets creators of autonomous vehicles and other transportation systems track users’ emotional response. The Automotive offering is Affectiva’s third service for tracking the emotional response of product users. It’s part of a long…

The Right Way to Take Breaks, According to Science (and an 8-Year-Old Kid)

My son--and best-selling author Daniel Pink--are on to something: for optimal productivity, you need to work on your timing.
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Affectiva Blogs

Emotion AI Summit 2019 Spotlight: The Partnership on AI’s Terah Lyons on Ethical Considerations for Human-Centric AI

AI is changing the way we work, play, interact, drive and ultimately live our lives. It’s stepping in to fill roles traditionally held by people, and is ripe with potential to make us happier, healthier and more productive. But amidst the promise of AI, there are significant implications…

Back to the Future of Marketing and Advertising with Emotion AI

Graham Page, Affectiva’s new Global Managing Director of Media Analytics, explains how Emotion AI can transform marketing practice, and why he left a 25-year long tenure at Kantar Millward Brown for a tech innovator.

Emotion AI Summit 2019 Spotlight: Improving Emotional Well Being through Resilience with meQuilibrium

In our fast-paced daily lives, whether we’re at work, on the go, or at home, we’re subject to stressors that negatively impact our wellbeing. Recently the World Health Organization declared that burnout is now an official medical diagnosis. One of the emerging applications of human-centr…

Designing a New Age of Automotive with Unity Interactive Experiences

What if a vehicle could be designed and engineered in VR—allowing customers to sit in a car before it exists, and experience the in-vehicle experiences of tomorrow? What may have once seemed futuristic is today becoming a reality with the Unity development platform.
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Affectiva Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Affectiva founded?

    Affectiva was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Affectiva key executives?

    Affectiva's key executives are David Berman, Paula David and Rana el Kaliouby.

  • How many employees does Affectiva have?

    Affectiva has 108 employees.

  • Who are Affectiva competitors?

    Competitors of Affectiva include Beyond Verbal, Twiggle and Unbxd.

  • Where is Affectiva headquarters?

    Affectiva headquarters is located at 294 Washington St, Boston.

  • Where are Affectiva offices?

    Affectiva has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Affectiva have?

    Affectiva has 3 offices.