Verizon patents targeted advertising method that determines if viewers are laughing, cuddling, sleeping or singing – FierceCable

‘Detection zone’ would extend to telephone conversations, pets

November 30, 2012 | By Steve Donohue

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has filed a patent application for targeting ads to viewers based on information collected from infrared cameras and microphones that would be able to detect conversations, people, objects and even animals that are near a TV.

via Verizon patents targeted advertising method that determines if viewers are laughing, cuddling, sleeping or singing – FierceCable.

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