eMotion Lab

The eMotion Laboratory is a unique facility available to Caledonian Creates' clients. Developed to capture the subtle palette of human emotion, the lab examines players' physiological measures of involvement with games. Monitoring pupil dilation and game pad techniques the lab is totally unobtrusive, with experiments taking place in a living-room style setting.

Typical clients are leisure-based software developers, those building emotionally contingent business applications, and health technology professionals. In six months, Microsoft, Genuine Games and Onisoft have all worked with the games team.

The eMotion Laboratory offers a wide variety of evaluation facilities, such as:

  • emotion capture
  • interaction recording studio
  • physiological evaluation
  • play testing
  • focus groups
  • depth interviewing
  • body movement capture