Category Archives: Emotion

Emotion Sensing: Q Sensor

This device (which is on the expensive side) claims to track emotions:

Below are some links to publications and case studies, but I’m waiting to find out if anyone is able to do any useful lifelogging with this device for ‘ordinary’ people.
2 publications on the Q sensor: (try searching “Affectiva Q” in Google scholar, there’s recently been a fury of activity regarding the Q sensor 🙂


Recent case studies using the Q sensor:

  • SPDF: Autism use case
  • Curling and Cadwels: Therapy use case
  • Bentley College:  Usability use case
  • BBC Special on the Q sensor (video):