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Amazon Is Working on a Device That Can Read Human Emotions

  • Described as a health product, it would work with a mobile app
  • Machines that can understand emotions are a sci-fi staple
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Amazon Wants to Help With Your Emotions
Updated on Inc. is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions.

The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg. It’s a collaboration between Lab126, the hardware development group behind Amazon’s Fire phone and Echo smart speaker, and the Alexa voice software team.