emotional biometrics

Amazon Rekognition Learns to See Human Fear

Amazon Rekognition Learns to See Human Fear

Amazon is claiming that it can see fear thanks to improvements to its Rekognition facial recognition platform. The latest update introduces more accurate gender and age identification. It will also be better at reading people’s emotions based on their facial characteristics, adding fear to a list that already includes happy, sad, angry, surprised, disgusted, calm,…

Emotional Biometrics Could Secure Nukes Against Whims of Leaders

Emotional Biometrics Could Secure Nukes Against Whims of Leaders

What if the room containing nuclear launch codes could detect that the person trying to get in was out of his mind, and kept its doors locked accordingly? It’s a potential application of highly experimental biometric technology under development at the University of Iasi. Researcher Violeta Tulceanu recently published a report on these efforts in the Journal…