Information around the world under one big umbrella or infobigumbrella.

Comedy clubs are charging laughter of audience with facial-recognition software

  • By Guest Writer |
  • Sunday, October 12th, 2014 |
  • 1 Comments
 

Barcelona’s Teatreneu Club is making trial with charging audience per laugh with the help of software technology, based on facial recognition with measuring emotions. Tablets are being used to install the software and they are attached to the back of every seat. Each laugh costs 0.03 euros, also with a cap of 24 euros.

To fight against decreasing audience numbers, this concept was being developed. Cyranos McCann is the partner for this experimental project to react on increasing government taxes on tickets at theatre. The theatre authorities reported that a positive result is being observed with overall prices of ticket goes up to 6 euros. In Spain, theatre authorities are also following this system.

Recently a comedy club launched a mobile application for payment and pay-per-laugh season ticket also.

Guest Writer
Guest Writers are the writers (professional/non-professional) who wish to write articles for Bigumbrella on any topic. They use our platform to fulfil their passion for writing. We are honoured by several Guest Writers.

One thought on “Comedy clubs are charging laughter of audience with facial-recognition software”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*