Apple Buys "Emotional Recognition" Startup

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Facial recognition technology is more and more common, but machines are still behind the curve when it comes to emotions. The tech world is predicting a breakthrough this year for machines that don't just recognize your face but can read your emotions.

Image: Emotient

Now that may be about to change. Apple has purchased a startup called Emotient, which specializes in software that reads emotions. The Wall Street Journal broke the story. That's where Elizabeth Dwoskin covers technology.




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