AffectAware: Emotion Recognition for Desktop Computer Users

William Caruso and Ilaria Liccardi | MIT CSAIL Internet Policy Research Initiative

Fall 2017


  • Empatica E4
  • Affectiva Affdex
  • Firebase


AffectAware is a multimodal affect recognition system for desktop-based experiments in laboratory settings. There are Web and native iOS sections of AffectAware, that work together to record data to organize multimodal data within Firebase.


This study is ongoing during Fall 2017.