Wednesday October 30, 2013

Startup Using Facial Tracking For More Than Just Ads

I think most people will agree, using facial tracking to actually help people, not just for advertising purposes, is the direction this technology needs to go.

Even so, facial coding has not yet delivered on the broader, more altruistic visions of its creators. Helping to sell more chocolate is great, but when will facial coding help people with autism read social cues, boost teachers’ ability to see which students are struggling, or make computers empathetic?