April 14, 2021

New Research Findings: “Voice Assistants Very Prone to Accidentally Waking Up and Recording Long Audio Clips: Study”

From Voicebot.ai:

Smart speaker voice assistants are prone to accidental awakening for as long as 43 seconds as many as 19 times a day, according to a study at Northeastern University. The experiment confirms surveys about the issue and why developers are eager to find a solution.

Smart speaker voice assistants are prone to accidental awakening for as long as 43 seconds as many as 19 times a day, according to a study at Northeastern University. The experiment confirms surveys about the issue and why developers are eager to find a solution.

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Direct to Report From Northeastern University: “When Speakers Are All Ears: Understanding When Smart Speakers Mistakenly Record Conversations”

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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