Justin Rattner, CTO of the company explains how the technology might work.

Justin Rattner, CTO of Intel, predicts that emotion and mood-sensing devices are in our future. Popsci reports on how it could work:

…By combining the geolocation already standard in smartphones with data from sources (the microphone, the camera, the gyro, etc.), phones could figure out a lot more about you. For instance, gyro data could tell if you’re taking an easygoing stroll or if you’re rushing. Judging by time, noise levels, and even things like breathing, your phone could know if you are asleep or awake.

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