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A new skill artificial intelligence app for smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo can detect the gasping sounds of agonal breathing and call for help. The AI can detect breathing events with 97% accuracy from up to 20 meters away.
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In a world of digital assistants, are we forgetting our manners? Not yet, researchers say. Using Siri and Alexas is not making adults rude. However, this may not be the case for children. Fortunately, digital assistant service provides are taking steps to reward children for general politeness.
Ultrasound can propagate through solid surfaces and activate voice recognition systems, allowing the person who initiates the attack to also hear the phone's response. Out of 17 different phone models tested, 15 were vulnerable to ultrasonic wave attacks.
Studying human-machine interactions, researchers found that during the pandemic, people are not only more altruistic to other humans, their behaviors also extend to machines. This may be explained by the growing popularity of digital assistants, such as Alexa.