Tech Is Already Reading Your Emotions – But Do Algorithms Get It Right?

facial recognition

From measuring shopper satisfaction to detecting signs of depression, companies are employing emotion-sensing facial recognition technology that is based on flawed science, according to a new study.

If the idea of having your face recorded and then analyzed for mood so that someone can intervene in your life sounds creepy, that’s because it is. But that hasn’t stopped companies like Walmart from promising to implement the technology to improve customer satisfaction, despite numerous challenges from ethicists and other consumer advocates.

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Written by Jessica Baron.

Originally published July 18, 2019.

1 Comment on Tech Is Already Reading Your Emotions – But Do Algorithms Get It Right?

  1. Well I think it would take time for the algorithms to do it perfectly, as we all have a different sense of what some means, so lets see where that does, thanks for sharing it though

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