NEWS10 March 2014

Emotient bags $6m in funding

Financials News North America

US — Facial expression analysis firm Emotient has announced the closing of a $6m series B funding round.

The funding was led by venture capital firm Handbag, joined by Intel Capital, bringing Emotient’s total funding to date to $8m.

The funds will be used to commercialise the company’s emotion recognition system and to further develop products for specific markets, including retail and healthcare.