Friday October 10, 2014

Comedy Club Charges Per Laugh With Facial Recognition

It seems to me that paying the comedians per laugh would work better than charging patrons per laugh. Either way, the idea is still pretty damn kooky.

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The software is installed on tablets attached to the back of each seat at the Teatreneu club. Each laugh is charged at 0.30 euros (23p) with a cap of 24 euros (آ£18). Takings are up so far. The project was developed to combat falling audience numbers.