Comedy Tech: New IPad Technology Looks To Charge Comedy Club Audiences By How Much They Laugh

This is something you don’t see everyday. A new project is kicking off in Europe, which looks to charge people how much they laugh when attending a comedy club. Using IPad facial recognition each person in attendance will have to pay each time they crack a smile. So that also means if you don’t laugh your money can stay in your wallet. Could something like this work in the states? Check out the preview clip on the new technology above (subtitles).

The Teatreneu Club thought it might be an amusing experiment — a sort of world first — to give willing customers an iPad equipped with facial recognition technology that captures every laugh. The iPads are attached to the seat in front and keep score of the laugh total



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