Using Emotions to Deliver Personal TV Experiences

Sasanka Prabhala, Michael J. Payne, Jay Melican
2019 Zenodo  
The majority of the world-wide population currently turns to their television (TV) sets for news, weather, traffic, sports, movies, TV shows and other entertainment and information. Digital cable and satellite TV are providing people with an immense and growing variety of options for live and on-demand programming. In addition, emerging design, technology and media rights advancements in consumer electronics (CE) are also paving the way for new and innovative set- top boxes (STB) and TVs that
more » ... STB) and TVs that bring internet content directly to the TV. While access to this vast array of media is appealing, it also has led (and will increasingly lead) to the alarmingly difficult task of finding personally relevant and desirable content while filtering out the "noise." This paper introduces a novel concept of measuring and inferencing people"s personality characteristics and emotions, based on their interactions with the TV remote control, in order to create personal, context-rich views into available media options.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2605657 fatcat:doztsi4affhs3fawsgwq6jq3lu