Emotion API program from Microsoft that can recognize emotions
The ability of artificial intelligence to recognize faces in the video and photos is no surprise. The next step is to teach him to recognize expressed emotions. The program is able to determine the emotional mood of the pictures already exist, except that they cope with their tasks not as good as it would like.
However, work in this direction is underway, and each time to distinguish subtle emotional mood of their creators they get better and better. Another experimental software tool called Emotion API giving artificial intelligence the ability to determine emotions from images of faces presented by Microsoft. How to assure the developers, the program is able to recognize even the mixed emotions, distributing them to major groups in a numerical ratio.
How really good Emotion the API, you can check for yourself by visiting the page www.projectoxford.ai/demo/emotion#detection with the web version of the app and after uploading a photo. The program is able to distinguish between anger, contempt, disgust, fear, joy, tranquility, sadness and surprise. Final «summary» about the mental state of the pictured person the program does not offer it and quite living observers is not always by force, instead, it displays the severity of each emotion in the form of a floating point number between 0 and 1.
Emotion API works only with human faces, slip the program «face» of our smaller brethren, including quite humanoid can not even try, doesn’t even always successfully copes with the identification of photos of respectable beards. The upload image size should not be smaller than 36×36 pixels and no more than 4 MB. Supported formats – JPEG, PNG, BMP and GIF (only first frame). And it is desirable that the photographs were full-face, otherwise the results may not be as accurate.