Product Introduction: EmoSpark adds an emotional touch to smart homes
By Emoshape 2014-01-27
Emoshape is raising funds for its EmoSpark project on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. EmoSpark is an Android powered cube with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity that allows users to create and interact with an emotionally intelligent device through conversation, music, and visual media. Based on eight primary human emotions--joy, sadness, trust, disgust, fear, anger, surprise and anticipation--the device can "feel" an infinite variety in the emotional spectrum.
In essence, the device monitors facial expressions and emotions. It also understands conversations. It reacts by offering appropriate solutions--playing music it knows users enjoy, recalling a photograph or short video of happier events and more.
In addition, EmoSpark also connects to Wikipedia, Freebase, and NASA satellite MODIS to provide real-time information on global happenings, changes and hazards such as storm warnings, wild fires and hurricanes.
The AI-powered emotion-detecting device is currently at roughly $66,000 of its $100,000 goal.