It seems that every year someone comes up with an emotion-sensing eyewear concept. Being actually tested today in Mt Sinai Hospital in New York are 02Amps, eyewear that utilizes the perception of colors for doctors to ‘read’ between the lines with their patients and help filter in examinations.

Dr. Mark Changizi and collegues at the human cognition research center 2AI Labs, argue that this concept is for more than just medical professionals, ‘

Typical sunglasses shade the world but also end up shading one’s connections to other people; this is exemplified by the way people tip up their sunglasses to get a better look at someone. Our technology shades the world but not the social; for the O2Amps, one sees other people better by keeping them on, rather than tipping them up.’