It is possible that soon thanks to the RIM company a phone with a text message will be transferring our emotions. Science fiction? Not necessarily, when we realize how simple the idea of a Canadian company is in concept...
RIM filed a patent application, which defines how the phone with the text being transmitted through Blackberry Messenger communicate emotions that accompanied the knock on the keyboard. The assumptions are simple. The phone registers the strength, the intensity of keystrokes, with a hand shake. There would also be used the front camera recording facial expressions of the writer. There was used the observation of user behavior. It was considered that an upset person writes the text differently than a relaxed one. We hold the phone and write the text "calmly" in a different way than in stressful situations. We also behave differently when "texting" while
pushing a trolley or being in a state of
A user's phone would pass on these emotions, emphasizing certain words in a larger font or the appropriate colour, assigned to particular feelings, so reading the message, we would know in what mood our interlocutor is, and we could properly manage the discussion. And everything would be beautiful, but I see that RIM's designers did not take into account one thing: what if the source of our frustration is the phone...?