EmoVu specializes in creating emotionally intelligent tools that can perceive the emotions of people by analyzing micro expressions using webcams. Supporting standard video, image, as well as image sequence formats, this emotive predictive analysis can help determine a user's opinion on the content they are viewing in real time. This allows developers to smartly tailor content to highly niched demographics, using data acquired on age, gender, mood, and more to affect content either before or after the content debuts, ideally helping to boost ROI for lean campaigns. The EmoVu Mobile SDk empowers mobile developers to create applications and emotionally intelligent devices, offering a wealth of emotive data to aid in the process to allow 3rd parties to collect and process data stored locally on the device. EmoVu Desktop SDK is made available for iOS & Android.
TokBox, provider of the OpenTok video conferencing platform, has seen a surge in interest and activity since Google and Facebook stepped into the ring. Today the company has 13,370 developers building on its TokBox API. Since Google launched its video chatting “Hangouts” feature on June 28 developer interest in TokBox has doubled.
As the amount of processing power that can be affordably invoked via the cloud continues to increase, applications that were once thought too impractical to build are suddenly quite feasible. A good example of that is AppStream, a new service that Amazon is beta testing that allows graphically and resource-intensive applications to be extended out to any number of devices that previously would not have had the processing capabilities to run them.
Stories of record labels sicking their legal teams on individuals aren't new. However, it's worth noting the skirmish between label-owned Vevo and Muziic because it is unclear if the third-party site did anything wrong.