By their nature, smart speakers such as the Amazon Echo or Google Home are designed to always be listening to what’s going on around them. While they are only supposed to be activated by an agreed wake-up statement – such as ‘Hey, Google’ – what if they could be trained to activate in other ways?
One such way has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, revealing a new tool that can work on most smart speakers and smartphones to detect when someone has had a heart attack. The idea is that when someone is asleep …read more
Source:: Silicon Republic News