Emotion Recognition Software SHORE®: Fast, Reliable and Real-time Capable

Your data is important to us: Analysis services with fully anonymized metadata

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SHORE® - a single solution suitable for a range of applications: Certified solution complies with data protection law and offers full privacy protection

  • SHORE® offers reliable, real-time face detection and analysis of facial features. The software tool complies with all data protection requirements as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and it is certified by the ePrivacy GmbH
  • SHORE® software processes neither image data nor personal data, only anonymous metainformation such as the number of people in an image and their age and gender. No specific individuals are identified.


Pivacy by Design: right from the very start

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The certification of the AVARD system exists since 2015.

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SHORE® image analysis software: certified and compliant with data protection law

Data protection with the SHORE® image analysis software

The software complies with the German General Data Protection Regulation – Interview with Jens Garbas

Conformation to German General Data Protection Regulation – Interview with Jens Garbas

Jens Garbas is an expert in the image analysis software SHORE®. Data protection is crucial when using software-based facial analysis. In this interview, he provides an insight into how SHORE® works, its potential applications, and the measures taken to protect data.

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Pioneering facial analysis

The software library SHORE® allows for the quick analysis of faces in image sequences and videos. It can estimate gender, age and facial expressions.

Your benefits at a glance

Emotion Recognition and Analysis

  • Real time detection of faces according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR)
  • Real time detection of facial features such as eyes and mouth and their state (open/closed)
  • Estimation of gender and age
  • Estimates four facial expressions: happy, sad, surprised, angry


Technical Key Features

  • Works offline: no internet connection required
  • Runs on standard platforms as well as mobile devices
  • Very low hardware requirements
  • Privacy by Design

Various Application Areas

  • Market research
  • Cognitive robotics
  • Health Support
  • Medical engineering (e.g pain recognition in patients with dementia)
  • Automotive

An extension of SHORE® consisting of a camera-based pulse recognition is currently being tested.

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SHORE® in action

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