Sony, according to what has been revealed by the patents recently published by the site Siliconera, seemed to be interested in create controllers with included a camera that can detect the emotions of the players turning them into Emoji in game chats.

Patent images, which you can consult via this link, go back to the 2017 but have been recently published. Below we can find a couple of examples on the features of this strange controller.

According to the patent, theoperation of the integrated camera was managed directly by the game system and to take advantage of this feature player had to stay connected to the internet. This invention gave the opportunity to send the emoji in real time.

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