Amazon’s making a wearable to detect your emotional state

The wrist-worn device would determine your emotions to make helpful suggestions and sell you products. This could go a long way towards making digital assistants seem more personable and less robotic. After hearing you speak, it would then use software to decipher your emotions from the sound of your voice. If so, then you’ll be interested to know Amazon is currently working on a wearable device which would read your emotions. Have you ever wished your Alexa speaker would realize when you’re feeling down so it could try to cheer you up? The wrist-worn device is meant to be paired with a smartphone app and would include microphones to detect your voice. The product is currently in some form of beta testing but it may never be released. Amazon would use the information to suggest products or provide other helpful suggestions. What you need to know

The patent shows the wrist-worn device would be used to determine your emotional state. However, this will most certainly be used to try…