We understand

emotion

The Science
How It Works

Two Systems

The "limbic" system is an emotional centre of your brain. The "autonomic" nervous system regulates your heartbeat.

Wearables

Consumer fitness trackers - like the Apple Watch and Garmin Vivosmart - have made it possible to monitor heart data at scale.

Deep Learning

We clean the data, extract key features, and use powerful prediction models to infer your emotional state. This can then provide deeper quantitative insight within therapy.

The science behind our emotional recognition system

Two Systems

The emotional centre of your brain is called the ‘limbic’ system. Meanwhile, your heart muscle is controlled by the ‘autonomic’nervous system.

The Link

The two are highly interconnected. So much, in fact, that changes in your limbic system (e.g. from happy to sad) leave a signaturein your heartbeat.

Wearables

Wearable devices like the Apple Watch and Samsung Gear have only just made heart monitoring at scale possible.

Deep Learning

We clean the data, extract key features and use powerful prediction models to infer your emotional state.

Intellectual Property

2.3 million hours of heart data

Captured and analysed to help finely tune our prediction models.

3 patents for our emotion detection AI

Ensuring Limbic’s technology remains secure and defensible.

The Research

Technology, backed by research

We have published two papers on the subject of emotion classification through deep learning.

19th November — 2018

A Bayesian Deep Learning Framework for End-To-End Prediction of Emotion from Heartbeat

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5th January — 2019

End-To-End Prediction of Emotion From Heartbeat Data Collected by a Consumer Fitness Tracker

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