Beyond Verbal snags $1M more for emotion-decoding voice recognition software

I’ve seen this statement before but this article references “Thanks to Apple’s Siri, interest in voice recognition technology is on the upswing”

Gigaom

You know the expression ‘it’s not what you say, but how you say it’? Well, a new Israel-based startup is building an entire company on the promise that its software can determine a person’s emotional state just by analyzing the sound of his voice.

Building on patents developed over the past nearly 20 years in physics and neuropsychology, Beyond Verbal launched in May of this year with $2.8 million. On Tuesday, the startup said it had raised an additional $1 million from Israel-based startup investment fund Winnovation for research and development and business development.

“We understand a speaker’s transient mood, attitude towards subjects and emotional decision-making characteristics in real time. Not from the words that people use but their vocal modulations,” said Dan Emodi, the company’s vice president of marketing and strategic accounts.

Thanks to Apple’s Siri, interest in voice recognition technology is on the upswing. But while several companies…

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