Emotion recognition technology – where could it take us?

January 25, 2018

Back at the tail-end of 2016, we posted about how emotion analytics has changed lives through its use in advertising, gaming, market research and video chat, along with other areas. Technology capable of recognising human emotions through their facial expressions has evolved since then, as have its possible applications. Here, we take a look at a few potential uses for the technology that could be just around the corner...

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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

December 19, 2017

Thank you for being part of the Plotto story in 2017. It has been a great year, and we’ve very much enjoyed seeing your video research projects come to life.

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Video tech used in film and TV

November 29, 2017

Unsurprisingly, video technology crops up in films and TV shows a lot in various forms. Some turn out to be accurate predictions of future tech, while others miss the mark or are simply ridiculous. Here, we take a look at some of our favourite examples...

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(Video) Data Mining in Market Research

October 25, 2017

By Stefan Bildea, PhD

Big data in the new market of video-first data

Big Data is one of the fastest growing areas in IT: 90% of the world’s data has been created in just the last two years, and 80% of it is unstructured data such as photos or video.

In this new market, unstructured data from video and images demands much more attention than the popular Big Data projects centered around structured data (e.g. fraud detection, stock prediction based on historical transactions), and semi-structured data (including text data from services like Twitter and social graph data from the “Likes” of Facebook and LinkedIn).

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