BlackBerry Empathy Concept Phone Detects Human Emotions

RIM has sponsored a design project at the Art Center College of Design where two students Kiki Tang and Daniel Yoon came up with an idea for a new BlackBerry. This BlackBerry has the ability to detect the emotions of its user and his/her contacts. A biometric ring would indicate how you are feeling at the time (my guess is that a red ring means you are angry). It is highly unlikely that this phone will ever be manufactured, but the concept is pretty creative. Video demo below:


This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
Leave a Comment