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Skype Will Offer Lie Dectector

— December 15, 2006 — Tech
In a move that surely will have some people scratching their heads and asking why, Skype - the free VOIP PC to PC service - will be offering a Lie Dectector as an add- on.

The developer, KishKish, says their software will analyze audio streams over a Skype call in real time and indicate stress levels.

The director of Skype developer program, Paul Amery, said it is a really excellent application and the kind of thing they want to see more of. He continued:"Lie Detector is the latest in a variety of product in our premium add-on programme which greatly enhance the Skype communication experience."
Trend Themes
1. Real-time Voice Analysis - Opportunity for businesses to improve customer service or employee training by analyzing voice interactions in real-time.
2. Voice-based Stress Detection - Potential for mental health professionals or HR departments to use voice analysis to detect stress levels and provide support.
3. Add-ons for Communication Apps - Companies could consider developing add-ons to enhance communication experiences and differentiate their offerings.
Industry Implications
1. Customer Service - Opportunity for customer service teams to use real-time voice analysis to provide personalized support and improve satisfaction.
2. Mental Health - Mental health professionals could potentially use this technology to detect stress levels through voice analysis and offer support or intervention.
3. Technology and Software - Companies in the technology industry, particularly those focused on communication apps or add-ons, could benefit from exploring real-time voice analysis technology.
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