Using Facial Recognition To Express Emoticons

Using Facial Recognition To Express Emoticons
technology

The Auto Smiley application uses facial recognition to monitor and digitally express when a user has made a smile.

Kyle Studstill
  • 24 march 2010

The Auto Smiley Project is the work of interactive artist Theo Watson of  FFFFFat Lab. The background-running desktop application uses facial recognition to monitor when a user has made a smile, at which point it inserts the ASCII smiley face characters “:)” to the frontmost text application.

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