Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 223

Full Length Research Paper

Emotion-oriented computing: Possible uses and applications

André Valdestilhas1* and Paulo Marcotii2
  1Rua América do Sul, 812, Santo André – São Paulo – Brazil. 2Termomecânica College of Technology (FTT), Caminho do Mar. Avenue, 2.652, São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo –Brazil.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 13 August 2011
  •  Published: 31 October 2011



This article discusses the concepts of using digital television affective computing and computer vision. The proposal involves the union of some techniques such as capturing facial expressions through a video camera, use of accelerometers in ball and touch holograms to work a certain level of interactivity with the viewer. Some uses of the proposal in question are described, such as control of the hearing, background content, among others. This article reveals numerous benefits that can be addressed with the use of matters presented which can be applied in a broad context, such as for the blind in video games, among others.


Key words: Digital television, affective computing, computer vision.