Only in Japan…the Happiness Counter was developed at the University of Tokyo after it was shown that smiling contributes to mental well-being. The Happiness Counter uses AI-based facial recognition to make smiling a part of daily life…by requiring you to smile to get access to your refrigerator!
First, it can analyze and report the facial expression like this:
Second, when attached to the refrigerator, it limits your access until you smile.
Finally, when you do smile, you can get to your food or drink.
Wow! What a way to make people happier! I think that doing the same with the toilet could be even more effective.