Headphones Pick A Song Based on Your Mood by Scanning Brain

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 9:12 AM EDT

By WKBW News

March 15, 2013 Updated Mar 15, 2013 at 9:12 AM EDT

Many people like to match the song they listen too to the mood they're in. But sometimes, it's really hard to find the perfect song to match how you feel.

That's where Mico headphones enter the picture. Debuted at SXSW this week, these headphones feature an EEG Sensor that scans your brain patterns to match your mood with an appropriate song.

When plugged into a smartphone running Mico's app, the headphones detect the wearer's state of mind and select a mood-fitting song from their database.

The sides of the ear pieces illuminate when music plays and even shows symbols if you're sleepy, stressed, or focused.

And though these headphones are an intriguing concept, the headphones seem to ignore that a person might not want to listen to a song that reflects their mood.

The headphones are still in prototype phase but inventors are optimistic they'll be on the market in the near future.

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