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The Emotion Whisperer / Emotion translator

The Emotion Whisperer

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2017

The Emotion Whisperer translates body language and emotions into haptic feedback. There are three steps to achieving this: glasses that contain an integrated wireless camera, capture facial images and stream them to a smartphone. An application that uses emotion recognition software is able to recognize the intensity level of a particular desired emotion. That data is sent to a stone-like handheld product: the 'whisperer'. The information is translated into an intensity level of a vibration. This means that a visually impaired person can feel the broadness of somebody’s smile.

It will soon be possible for technology to identify someone'e emotional state and whether or not they are lying. This concept was originally intended for the blind, but it could be used by anyone.
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Yipee ajee!
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University

Design Academy Eindhoven

Design Academy Eindhoven
Eindhoven, Netherlands

Simon Dogger,
Design Academy Eindhoven

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