SoftBank Honda want to produce a car that can talk and read

first_imgAdvertisement Have you watched the Knight Rider series? That is the best way i can explain what SoftBank and Honda want to do.The two companies want to develop a car that can both talk and read a driver’s emotions.This was made known by SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son at an event in Tokyo Thursday. The technology will allow a vehicle to analyze speech through the use cameras and in-car sensor, as well as gauge the driver’s emotions, engage in conversation, or offer assistance. – Advertisement – Son said at the event that SoftBank’s Pepper robot, which can read human emotion, would likely play a role as well.However, they are not the first in this quest. Toyota unveiled the FV2 in 2013 which is a single-occupancy concept car that can read your voice and facial expressions.Bentley also has a facial-recognition app that can reads customers emotions.What are your thoughts about the care? Let us know in the comments below.last_img read more