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Sony's Vision for Gaming Consoles of the Future

According to new reports, console giant Sony is working on a bunch of new technologies that could make future generations of its gaming consoles capable of much more than just tracking your movements.

Sony's top executives claimed during a recent panel discussion in Cologne, Germany that future consoles will have the potential of tracking player emotions in addition to sensing physical movements.

The panel discussion, which took place last week, covered the opportunities, as well as the possibilities that could evolve in the gaming industry over the next 10 years.

Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Worldwide Studios stated in a transcript posted on Develop that within 10 years, games with the ability to facilitate "almost dangerous kinds of interactivity" with players is going to be a common in the marketplace.

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Worldwide Studios Europe Vice President Mick Hocking said, “In ten years' time I'd like to think we'll be able to form a map of the player, combining other sorts of sensory data together, from facial expressions to heart rate,” reports Cnet.

"Maybe people in their social network can comment on it," he added.