Microsoft’s Project Oxford Can Now Detect Emotions from Photos

Using machine learning, Microsoft’s Project Oxford can scan your photos and tell how happy or angry you are, according to Fortune. The new tool was shown by head of Microsoft Research Cambridge in the United Kingdom Chris Bishop during a keynote talk at Future Decoded. Like Us on Facebook Emotional qualities such as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, disgust, contempt, surprise and neutral – which are called the eight core emotional states – can be detected from the facial features in a photo. This tool aims to help developers create smarter applications that will be more beneficial to the users. According to Microsoft’s Technology and Research group Ryan Galgon “developers might want to use these tools to create systems that marketers can use to gauge people’s reaction to a store display,…


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