Affectiva Raises $26 Million to Fast-Track Human Perception AI
Affectiva announced that it has closed $26 million in funding. The round, led by Aptiv as well as Trend Forward Capital, Motley Fool Ventures and CAC, brings the total invested in Affectiva to $53 million.
The funding will enable Affectiva to evolve, accelerate and scale its perceptive technology in the automotive industry, as well as other areas such as conversational interfaces, social robotics and market research.
Affectiva will use its latest round of funding to fuel deployment of its Human Perception AI in production vehicles. Already, leading OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, ridesharing providers, fleet management companies and developers of autonomous vehicles are working with Affectiva’s Automotive AI solution to understand drivers’ and passengers’ states and moods.