Comedy Audiences Charged Per Laugh with Facial Recognition Tech

Comedy Audiences Charged Per Laugh with Facial Recognition Tech

A Spanish theater company is offering fair-trade entertainment by monitoring its patrons' smiles

Janet Burns
  • 10 october 2014

Teatreneu, an independent comedy theater company in Barcelona, recently started performances of a new show with an innovative tech twist: the company offered to charge audience members according to how much they laughed during the performance, attempting to make each person’s admission price relative to the value they received.

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