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.
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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.
Researchers report familiar voices are easier than those of a stranger to understand, even when the familiar voice is manipulated and the listener can not identify the voice.
A new study reports our current computer systems will never truly understand what we're saying because they are unable to take into account the context of a conversation.