Google Glass

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As Google retools its Glass experiment, researchers at Stanford are using the device to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. 

The Autism Glass Project, a part of the Wall Lab in the Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford researchers, Catalin Voss and Nick Haber, are pairing face-tracking technology with machine learning to build at-home treatments for autism.

“What we’re doing is giving children with autism superpowers,” says Voss. 

Read more about the project here.