Inspiration

We wanted to make picture taking/sharing more fun!

What it does

You take a selfie and we figure out what emotion you're feeling and add extra touches to the image.

How I built it

We did Android development and node.js. We used the Microsoft Project Oxford API for the emotion and face detection and deployed to AWS

Challenges I ran into

Sending the image to the server takes quite a lot of time so we had to compress the bitmap.

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

We've posted a lot of photos to Twitter and Facebook Messenger! People enjoyed this application and we would love to further improve it.

What I learned

Twitter Fabric and Facebook Messenger sharing implementation in Android, implementing a preview screen for the front camera, and communication of the phone, server, and Microsoft Oxford Project APIs through RESTful APIs.

What's next for EmotiPic

iOS and streaming emotion animations.

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