The vast majority of language exchanged between people isn’t with words — it’s nonverbal. That’s why the newly formed startup Expressive is making stylized avatars that mimic body language and human emotion. The avatars detect human emotion through the use of sentiment analysis, or understanding the tone in words used by a human. The avatars then […]
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JANUARY 27, 2014
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2014 - AVATAR VENTURES, L.L.C.
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