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.
When video rental and streaming company Netflix released its Netflix API, it was meant to support its DVD-by-mail business. In the time since the Netflix API was released, the business has shifted to streaming instant video, from hundreds of devices. Meanwhile, the Netflix API hasn't changed much and it's time for a redesign, according to Netflix's Daniel Jacobson in his talk at OSCon Wednesday. Jacobson's talk offers examples of how the next iteration might look, including doing away with versions, but creating unique endpoints for each partner's application.