According to IGN, Nintendo has filed a patent for its upcoming sleep monitor device as it moves forward with its new “quality of life” initiative.

According to the patent’s description, “This information processing system comprises a portable terminal,” which “detects sensor information for assessing a user’s emotions.” The device is designed to “assesses the user’s emotions on the basis of the sensor information,” and is detected when the terminal is in standby mode.

The patent also notes that “it would be permissible, as an example, for the sensor information to be sound information which is detected by a microphone, or image information which is captured by a camera.”

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