Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics

#Facebook could one day build facial gesture controls for its app thanks to the acquisition of a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company called #FacioMetrics. The startup made an app called IntraFace that could detect seven different emotions in people’s faces, but it’s been removed fr… [Read More]

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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.
The startup made an app called IntraFace that could detect seven different emotions in people’s faces, but it’s been removed from the app stores.
The acquisition aligns with a surprising nugget of information #Facebook slipped into a 32-bullet point briefing sent to TechCrunch this month.
#Facebook is playing catchup to Snapchat in the #AR game, and it could use all the talent it can buy.
We began our research at Carnegie Mellon University developing state-of-the-art computer vision and machine learning algorithms for facial image analysis.

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Like by smiling? #Facebook acquires emotion detection startup #FacioMetrics. #AR #Trend

Source: Techcrunch