C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang
C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang

Earphone wearables designed at Cornell convert facial expressions into emoji with nearly 90 per cent accuracy

  • C-Face uses earphones connected to a Raspberry Pi and recognises facial expressions to convert them into emoji
  • The researchers at Cornell’s SciFi Lab say the technology could help the disabled and others who need hands-free communication

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang
C-Face, an ear-mounted device created by Cornell researchers, can recreate facial expressions of the wearer in an avatar. Image: Screenshot from YouTube/Cheng Zhang
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