03 February 2017 13:21:43 IST

Researchers develop a wearable social coach for people with Asperger's

It can make social interaction much easier

Communication can be a real problem for someone with Asperger's syndrome. While there are "high-functioning" patients, social interactions turn into struggles for others.

This is why a pair of MIT researchers have set out to make these interactions less harrowing, writes Brett Williams for Mashable . In this article , he describes how the researchers plan to use wearable tech and AI deep-learning systems to develop a tool that could someday act as a real-time virtual social coach.

Check out the article for details.