Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Reading Faces

For sure I'm going to have to re-watch Blade Runner. Not so surprising that a next logical step after pretty much working out facial recognition is to work on "reading" faces.

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/513126/kinect-powered-depression-detector-is-amazing-and-creepy/

Could this become the killer app that sells Google Glass (the way that Lotus 1-2-3 [spreadsheet software] sold DOS PC's?)?

A tip of the hat to Mark Bruce for pointing the linked item out in the Google+ STEM community.