Emotion analytics

Anticipating Your Needs: Emotional Intelligence Is the Key to Smarter Gadgets

It’s weekend rush hour. You’re stuck in traffic. You got cut off. You’re increasingly frustrated. Your heart rate and blood pressure skyrocket. As you’re fuming in traffic, an inconspicuous device on your wrist silently tracks your vitals and sends them wirelessly to the smart appliances in your home. An algorithm detects you’re angry. The thermostat slightly lowers the room temperature and starts a light breeze. The fridge shifts a cold brew to the front within easy reach. The TV displays that Netflix show you’ve been binging on. You storm through the door, grab the beer, collapse on the couch and immediately feel better. ….[READ]

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