Think back to when you were at school and picture the dullest textbook you ever had to use. Now imagine that such a textbook, transplanted onto an iPad, could sense your boredom or frustration and find a new way to present the information to you.

That’s the goal of Little Dragon, a startup which is developing smart educational software designed to sniff out the emotional response of users and reflect it back to them through UI choices.

Little Dragon’s technology is based on the facial recognition tools developed by Affectiva, one of the leading players in emotion-sensing technology.

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