Emotion detection AI platform raises concerns

23/06/2024 | The Guardian

The Guardian reports about a US-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup that claims to have developed the "world's first voice AI with emotional intelligence." According to Alan Cowen, CEO and chief scientist of Hume, the technology has the ability to recognise emotions in voices and, in a non-public version, facial expressions and respond empathically. Hume recently raised $50 million in funding, however, concerns over potential misuse, bias, and ethical implications have raised questions about how this technology should be handled.

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