Affective Computing (AC), also known as emotion AI, is the field of science that study and develop systems or devices to recognize, process and analyze human emotions. The computing devices with emotion AI program enables data collection about the user’s state of mind through facial expressions, heart rate, speech pattern, gestures, etc. Inkwood Research states that the global affective computing market is evolving with 28.46% growth rate from 2018 to 2026 due to many factors, thereby showcasing tremendous opportunities for AC-based organizations.
Below listed are Top Affective Computing Companies in the US Market:
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is a US-based IT company and operates in countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Middle-East. The company was founded in 1911 and offered a range of services, software, systems, and financial research services. The product portfolio includes IBM® Voice Agent, Conversation. One platform, cognitive solutions, and others.
Affectiva, founded in 2009, is a global leader in emotion-sensing and analytics. The US-based company was developed out of MIT’s Media Lab. The products offered by the organization include Affdex, SDKs & APIs, and Emotion as a service, among others. The technologies of the firm are adopted in more than 75 countries.
- Apple Inc.-
Apple, established in 1976 and headquartered in California, designs, manufactures and market consumer electronics, software, and services. The company operates globally in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and offers various products like iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, HomePod, etc. along with operating systems like iOS, macOS, tvOS, among others.
- Google Inc.-
The US-based company Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., was founded in 1998. It is a leading provider of search and advertising services on the Internet. Its products & services portfolio consists of Google Chrome, Google Docs, Google Play, YouTube, Wear OS, Google Duplex, and others.
- Microsoft Corporation-
Headquartered in Washington, USA, Microsoft was founded in 1975. It develops and markets software, services, and hardware devices. The company operates globally in about 190 countries through its business segments. The products offered include Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, Computer Vision API, Face API, along with computers, tablets, and smartphones.
- Intel Corporation-
Intel, established in 1968, is the American multinational company that designs and manufactures advanced integrated digital technology platform. It offers products such as desktops, smartphones, wearables, software, cable modems, Intel Short-range camera F200, Intel RealSense SDK for Window, and Intel RealSense Robotic Development Kit, among others.
- Numenta Inc.-
Numenta Inc., formerly known as Grok Inc., was founded in 2005 in California, US. It develops enterprise-level pattern recognition and anomaly-detection software solutions through technologies. It offers products like Grok for IT analytics, NUPIC, Rogue Behavior Detection, and Geospatial Tracking.
- Texas Advanced Computing Centre (TACC)-
TACC, created in 2001, is one of the centres of computational excellence in the US. It designs and uses advanced computing technologies to develop innovative products like Stallion, Rodeo, Lasso, and Ranch.
Initiated in 2003, Palantir Technologies Inc., develops and builds data fusion platforms for enterprises, non-profit organizations, and others. The US-based company offers products, namely Palantir Gotham, Palantir Foundry, and Palantir Metropolis. The software products are widely used by banks, hedge funds and financial services firms.
Qualcomm, the US-based company designs, manufactures and sells digital communication products and services. Originated in 1985, the firm operates mainly in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the US. The products supplied are Snapdragon, Gobi, WiPower, Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) products, and others.
Thus, numerous innovative products & services of leading players accompanied by other factors like surging demand for wearables and increasing AC technology integration augments growth in the global affective computing market.