Too busy playing Angry Birds with your face? Can’t be bothered to interpret the emotions of others around you? Fear not, Google Glass can do it for you!
Fraunhofer research institute has released a video of a Google Glass application that can estimate emotions, age, and gender of people that are seen by the device’s camera. See the application in action:
Software assisted emotion detection also helps you if are located somewhere in the autism spectrum. And chances are that you do, if you’re an early Glasshole adopter!
Seriously speaking, this is a pretty cool use of computer vision. Unfortunately current technology can’t differentiate between fake and real smiles.
This research app is not yet available in any appstore.