Wednesday August 12, 2020

Emotional development: Amazon's latest gadget plan

Designed to work with a smartphone app, the device has microphones paired with software that can discern the wearer’s emotional state from the sound of his or her voice, according to documents reviewed by Bloomberg

24th May, 2019
Amazon also working on domestic robot. Pic: Getty

Amazon is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognise human emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg.

Designed to work with a smartphone app, the device has microphones paired with software that can discern the wearer’s emotional state from the sound of his or her voice, according to the documents and a person familiar with the programme.

Eventually the technology could...

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