We need self-driving cars that can monitor our attention along with our emotions – The Verge

Tierr@_de_N@die: What do you think about having a car able to read your face while you are driving and understanding your feelings or reactions without even saying a word? There could be plenty of applications in the real world but, no doubts, the transition between plain cars and autonomous cars could be the right moment to test this brand new technology.

Affectiva’s technology works as both a driver monitoring tool, making sure safety drivers keep their eyes on the road even as the self-driving software is driving the vehicle, and an emotional tracker to ensure robot taxi passengers feel safe and secure during their autonomous trips. Using deep learning algorithms, Affectiva trained its software to read emotional reactions by studying a wide range of people from all ages and ethnic backgrounds

Source (www.theverge.com): We need self-driving cars that can monitor our attention along with our emotions – The Verge