What is probably the greatest invention of the past decade? No need to look too far, it’s that small device right beside you. Yes, the smartphone – which is revolutionizing the way we interact with the world. It is a Laptop, camera, internet, alarm clock, news reader and much more, all rolled into one, with computing power much more than the PCs of yesteryear.
In one of our earlier posts, we talked about Microsoft’s robotic butterfly that behaves based on your mood. The device predicts your mood and changes its states. Now Microsoft is again analyzing user’s behaviour, however, online and developing a web service that does sentiment analysis of product reviews and helps a buyer to strike a best deal online.
You may have noticed that Google has made changes in it sign-up process and you have to provide a real name while signing up for any of its services. If you try to sign-up with a different name that doesn’t looks like a real name, Google will use its algorithm to determine its authenticity and would reject it.
Microsoft is working on a mood driven device that works based on the emotional state of the user. Microsoft has filed a patent application for this concept. It uses its various sensors to determine mood of a user and then change its shape that visually mirrors user’s emotional state.
Samsung is coming up with a new feature in their smartphones in which camera of your smart phone will act as its mouse. They have filed a patent application for this feature and this will alleviate problems that we face while using touch screen of our smart phones and tablets.