Apple is working on new technology that will allow the iPhone to know if its owner is feeling depressed or anxious.
The Wall Street Journal said that iPhones will be able to <tipso detect>detect<tipso detect> unhappiness and signs of <tipso depression>depression<tipso depression> by looking at its owner's daily habits.
Apple is working with UCLA, Biogen to <tipso gather>gather<tipso gather> information such as <tipso faciale>facial expressions<tipso faciale> and typing speed.
After gathering enough information, the data will be <tipso analyse>analysed<tipso analyse> and allow an iPhone owner to be <tipso diagnose>diagnosed<tipso diagnose>.
The iPhone will look for sadder facial expressions by using the camera and detect slower typing speeds to decided whether its owner is <tipso suffer>suffering<tipso suffer> from depression.
Apple claims the company will not be able to see anything from the iPhone camera <tipso accordance>in accordance with<tipso accordance> their strict privacy rules.
All data is stored inside the phone and is not uploaded to icloud servers.
This technology is still in the early stages of development, but Apple say they are very <tipso optimistic>optimistic<tipso optimistic> about it.