Microsoft’s Project Oxford can now read human emotions

Microsoft is among tech companies exploring artificial intelligence. But can a machine read human emotions? The software powerhouse thinks so. It has upgraded Project Oxford to now recognise facial emotions by analysing your pictures. Project Oxford is Microsoft’s key future-centric project. In April, it introduced an age-showing app using a set of face APIs. It’s the same project has been handed an additional “emotion” API that detects such human feelings as anger, fear, happiness, sadness and surprise, among others. Microsoft’s Project Oxford now has an emotion recognition APIMicrosoft Microsoft says its emotion API uses various “world-class machine learning techniques” to interpret human expressions and emotions. Of course, there are some AI inputs to detect emotions directly from your existing still shots. Microsoft has unveiled a website on which users can…


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