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Cars That Sense Emotions

… That’s what’s being cooked up by the Broxburn-based firm Affective Media. Working with researchers at Edinburgh University, they’ve created a car that uses speech recognition to figure out if the driver is agitated or not. If you are upset,…

  • January 19, 2005

… That’s what’s being cooked up by the Broxburn-based firm Affective Media. Working with researchers at Edinburgh University, they’ve created a car that uses speech recognition to figure out if the driver is agitated or not. If you are upset, the car will turn on the air conditioning or play soothing music.

Just the thing for those late-night rides, don’t you think?

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