Inspiration

We often find it difficult to express our feelings in words. However, the human face does this effortlessly. We want to use the power of deep learning to read these emotions and recommend the perfect playlist for your mood.

moodify, powered by emotion.

What it does

Send our Telegram bot @moodifybot a selfie and it will recommend a playlist to suit your mood!

How we built it

We leveraged the power of Microsoft Cognitive Services to detect a person's mood from their facial expression, used that information to choose a Spotify playlist, and packaged it up into an easy to use Telegram bot.

Challenges we ran into

BAD API DOCUMENTATION! BAD WIFI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Accomplishments that we're proud of

  • Learning to use awesome new libraries and APIs

What we learned

  • How to create a telegram bot
  • Leveraging APIs
  • How to understand bad documentation
  • How to make use of SourceTree

What's next for moodify

Generating custom playlists using machine learning

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