Facial recognition CCTV technology used for detecting emotions as part of research project


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Facial recognition CCTV technology is being used within an university research project for tracking students’ emotions, a news report can reveal.

The system installed at the University of Iowa scans the faces of all who pass under it and instantly calculates their moods — collecting readings for joy, frustration, confusion, fear, anger and sadness.

The data obtained by the facial encoding algorithm is part of a larger student research project underway in the Tippie College of Business that uses automated technology to read emotions by measuring slight movements in the facial muscles, such as a movement of the eyebrow or a widening of a lip.

Unlike most facial recognition cameras, this one does not record any static or dynamic images. In fact, it only records biometric data and, if successful, it could have some huge opportunities in the worlds of marketing, advertising and political campaigns.

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