Facial recognition technology is hot stuff and Emteq is merging artificial intelligence (AI) with wearable devices to deliver a virtual reality (VR) than can respond to an emotional state.

Emteq believe their software can be used by everybody from brands looking for an emotional connection with the audience to health care professional working with patients suffering with strokes, depression or Parkinson’s.

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