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MIT built a wearable app to detect emotion in conversation

Are you saying what you mean, or just saying it mean?<p>How a person tells a story could be interpreted in a multitude of ways — telling your friend about your awesome new car can come across as excitement or a brag, depending on the listener. To help detect the sentiment behind speech, a team at the …

Artificial Intelligence

Occipital Bridge turns an iPhone into a mixed-reality headset

VR headset plus depth-sensing 3D camera equals a weird mix of VR and AR, and it costs a lot less than a HoloLens.<p>Odds are, you might have tried VR. But maybe you're not as familiar with "augmented reality" or "mixed reality" headsets that blend virtual things into actual reality, like Microsoft's …

Augmented Reality

Bose made earbuds that act like hearing aids

A hearing aide, if you will<p>Bose has quietly launched a new set of around-the-neck earbuds called Hearphones that can apparently augment the sounds of the world around you, something first spotted by a user over at Hacker News. While the company is known for its active noise-cancellation technology, …

Consumer Tech

This Caterpillar of Robots Could Become Whatever You Need

Robots have learned to be flexible.<p>What if getting a robot was as simple as peeling off the right amount of duct tape? That's the idea behind MIT's new ChainFORM robots, which take all kinds of cool shapes in the video below.<p>Coming out of MIT's Tangible Media Lab, ChainFORM is a "shape-changing …

This is the iPhone VR headset you’ve been waiting for

Virtual reality on smartphones is still in its infancy, with Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR being the most popular options for those wanting …

11 Traits of People With Emotional Intelligence

Lately, new ways to describe human interactions, social behaviours, and many facets of psychology have emerged on the social network scene. One of …

Emotional Intelligence

Entropik Technologies Launches Chromo Technology That Predicts User Emotions Based on Smartphone Touch Gestures

Can you deny the fact that with the coming of the information era, smartphones have become an indispensible part of our lives? And because people …

Psychology

Negative Mood Can Positively Impact Academic Success

<i>Summary: According to a new study, occasional negative moods could help boost a person’s academic success.</i><p>Source: Concordia University.<p><b>Feeling bad</b> …

Neuroscience

Emotibot wants to help chatbots know how you really feel

Emotional intelligence is a hard thing to achieve, even in humans. But it’s especially difficult in robots, and maybe even more so in chatbots, whose available tools for picking up on emotional cues are quite limited.<p>Emotibot is a Chinese startup focused on making sure personal assistants, chatbots …

Chatbots

Facial Action Coding System (FACS) - A Visual Guidebook

The Facial Action Coding System (FACS) refers to a set of facial muscle movements that correspond to a displayed emotion. Originally created by …

Neurology

4 traits of an emotionally intelligent person

The Oxford Dictionary defines Emotional Intelligence (EI) as “the capacity to be aware of, control and express one’s emotions, and to handle …

How Do You Feel? Affectiva's AI Can Tell

Tech like Affectiva determines your mood, which could help with everything from market research to smart homes.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

National Science Foundation

Two Key Skills for High-Performance Leadership

What does it take to be a high-performing leader? Emotional Intelligence author Daniel Goleman explored this question with George Kohlrieser, …

Emotional Intelligence