The Happiness Counter Brings Extra Joy to Your Eats

By: Marina Rotharmel - Published: Oct 14, 2012 • References: designtaxi and gizmodiva
Food is known to put a smile on most people's faces and Japanese scientist realize this, which is why they have come out with an ingenious concept called 'The Happiness Counter.' This cool product encourages and reminds people to smile every day. The product comes from a team of Japanese scientists from the University of Tokyo.

The fridge is currently just a prototype but would surely do well on the market. The only way that you can get to your food is if you smile at the fridge. It uses facial recognition and then unlocks it, so you can happily indulge in all the food you feel like chowing down on.

According to Gizmodiva the "smile-activated technology has potential to boast productivity and morale in the workplace." This is one neat product that is definitely worth checking out.