Amazon Hubble Hugo Mood-Tracking Smart Camera

The Amazon Hubble Hugo is a mood-tracking smart home security camera that can tell what your emotions are. It can read the expressions on your face to know if you’re happy or sad and can take action based on your mood. It also integrates with Amazon Alexa. It can rotate 360-degree and can track a person as they move around the room, keeping them in frame.

The Hugo has 3-watt speakers and a 2400 mAh battery that will keep it powered for about 4 hours if it becomes unplugged. This smart home security camera will be available in the market approximately from May-June 2017 and will cost $299.

Hubble Hugo Features

  1. Appearance: Hubble Hugo is an eyeball-like motorized camera that can figure out your mood.
  2. Store Footage: You’ll be able to store 24 hours of footage on the cloud for free, or you can pay a monthly fee and store footage for longer.
  3. Emotions: The smart camera can look at a person’s face and tell, to a reasonable degree of accuracy, if they’re happy, sad, angry, or pleased. It can do this through “Emotion analytics engine” which is cloud-based platform. It does this by analyzing a number of pre-selected spots on your face, to see what relation they have to each other.
  4. Facial Recognition: It can identify individual family members, or alert you when a stranger enters the room. The Hugo is Amazon Alexa-enabled.
  5. Sensors: Detect noise and temperature, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, and far-field microphones with active noise cancellation.

Amazon Alexa

Amazon Alexa is an intelligent personal assistant that powers Amazon Echo and is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audio books, and also provide weather, traffic and other real time information. It can also control several smart devices using itself as a home automation hub. Currently, interaction and communication with Alexa is only available in English and German.

Megha Jain

Engg & Freelance Author

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