Smart Spy Glasses by Microsoft

Published on May 04, 2015 18:34:34 PM

The Redmond giant Microsoft has been awarded a patent regarding smart glasses that allow users to identify and interpret people’s emotion in the field of vision.

According to the public filing by US patent office, "A wearable emotion detection feedback system” patent was filed in October 2012 and was awarded last week.

The person who will be using the glasses, will be able to analyze and determine other person or a group. The person who is being analyzed does not know that he is under some other person’s observation.

Sensors having depth cameras and microphone will pick the audio and visual information from them. The variations in speech, words, gestures, focus and posture are processed, that is beamed to Microsoft’s databases, and emotional determination is relayed back to the glasses, according to the "Wall Street Journal”.

As per the filing in the patent, if a subject plays with hair in a date then the behavior may indicate their friendliness or interest and the if the subject plays with hair in conference it is considered to be boring.

Apps of the smart glasses may include interrogations and questioning, where the gadget’s sensors can measure changes in the person’s body temperature and take the shifts in the voice quality.

However, it isn't still clear whether Microsoft will actually build the glasses or not.

"Microsoft regularly applies and receives patents as part of its business practice; not all patents applied for or received will be incorporated into a Microsoft product," a spokeswoman said.