Emotient

Apple Acquires Facial Recognition Startup Emotient

[caption id="attachment_168411" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Multi-ethnic group of people holding the talet's question mask screen[/caption] Apple has acquired artificial-intelligence startup Emotient, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company has developed technology that detects emotions based on facial expressions. At this point, it isn’t clear what Apple’s plans are for its new purchase, but image recognition is...