Benefits & features
Quick and thorough
Whether you are a researcher that needs a validated data analysis of facial expressions or a UX designer looking for quick insights in emotions, FaceReader provides it within one tool.
Emotion data is analyzed immediately in FaceReader, thus saving you valuable time, and money.
Tried & tested
To validate FaceReader, its results (version 9) have been compared with those of intended expressions. The picture below shows the results of a comparison between the analysis in FaceReader and the intended expressions in images of the Amsterdam Dynamic Facial Expression Set (ADFES). Check out the resources webpage for more validation studies.
As FaceReader only requires a webcam and the easy-to-use software needs no calibration, emotions of test participants are measured unobtrusively.
Detailed facial expressions with Action Units
Action Units are muscle groups in the face that are responsible for facial expressions. This unique feature in FaceReader distinguishes the intensity of the active muscles at the left and the right side of the face separately. A valuable addition to your facial expression analysis.
Create custom expressions
You can design your own algorithms for analysis of workload, pain, embarrassment, and infinitely more by combining variables such as facial expressions, Action Units, and heart rate.
The primary reactions of test subjects are recorded, without any bias. Person-specific biases can be calibrated automatically.
Unique features and benefits
With FaceReader you get many unique features and benefits for the recognition and analysis of facial expressions. From creating your own custom expressions to automatically measure facial expressions in infants.
Remote measurement with FaceReader Online
Easily incorporate online facial expression analysis service in your market research with FaceReader Online.
FaceReader data can be exported to other programs. Also, FaceReader works perfectly with The Observer XT, creating an integrated solution to study behavior, emotions, and physiological responses.
Create your own dashboard
In FaceReader it is possible to create your own Reporting Display, allowing your own flexible dashboard and personalized view.
FaceReader is by far the most cited facial expression recognition software in nearly 1,300 peer-reviewed publications since 2005 [source: Google Scholar].
Get extensive support & services
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FaceReader is used in nearly 1,300 publications!