BNZ’S Money Emotion Scan Tool

The BNZ (Bank of New Zealand) have a new tool on their website that uses facial recognition software to show your emotional response to particular money scenarios

BNZ bank

I had to give it a go, didn’t I!  I couldn’t help myself, I am a money mentor after all, and I spend a lot of my time helping people understand their relationship with money.

So here I am at 5.15 in the morning in my office, P.J’s and headphones on, waiting for the Emotional Tools scan to start, ready and eager to watch and listen to the scenarios.  It felt a little weird having the webcam on and seeing my face with the lines linking the recognition software.  Was I expected to speak? Was I supposed to try and keep my emotions in check?  The only instruction was to relax I am not sure that I really was that comfortable.

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