Nov 18, 2016 - Bankers begin to buckle under stress

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Sree Vijaykumar
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Facebook could one day build facial gesture controls for its app thanks to the acquisition of a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company called FacioMetrics. It's not hard to imagine Facebook one day employing FacioMetrics' tech and its own AI to let you add a Like or one of its Wow/Haha/Angry/Sad emoji reactions by showing that emotion with your face. For now, Facebook tells me it will use FacioMetrics to enhance its Snapchat selfie Lens-style augmented reality face masks that are making their way into its videos and Live broadcasts. There are potentially other more important applications for emotion recognition. More here

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