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Introducing a travel agent that reads your mind

As residents of planet Earth, we’re definitely not short on incredible destinations to gaze our lusting eyes upon.

From beaches to bays, monuments to mountains, the trickiest part of travelling is often deciding where to go.

Well fret no more, as one British travel company, TUI, has unveiled a new technology which scans your face and reveals your subconscious’ dream location.

Yep, you read that correctly.

According to The UK Telegraph, ‘Destination U’ analyses facial expressions to develop a personalised travel itinerary based on your thoughts.

The software was created by RealEyes and uses cameras pointed at 149 different areas of the face to gauge a person’s reactions.

The wanderluster is hooked up to the cameras and then played a two-minute video which shows different types of holidays; skiing, poolside cocktails, hiking.

At the end of the video, Destination U will tell you which destination you reacted most positively to, and viola! You have found your next holiday spot.

The tech is still being tested and not openly available to consumers, however, if the company decides to expand its project into webcam, this mind-reading travel agent could be accessed from your very own computer.


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