Last year, Amazon declined requests to turn over the Echo voice recordings of murder suspect James Andrew Bates. And the company is not backing down.
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It’s happening. A recent article in Time Magazine states that Amazon is developing an advanced voice-recognition feature for Alexa that would be able to distinguish individual users’ voices.
Healthtap’s Doctor A.I. app is now an Alexa skill. Users can give Alexa their symptoms and the Doctor A.I. app will tell them the necessary actions to take or if they should go see their doctor.
A recent report from AndroidGuys speculates that Samsung could be developing it’s own smart speaker called Hello to compete directly with Google Home and the Amazon Echo.
Google revealed its new line of Android Wear 2.0 at its I/O 2016 developer conference. The company called it “the most significant update to Android Wear” since the platform’s first launch two years ago.
Logitech introduced its new ZeroTouch app-and-dock system which brings Amazon Alexa control to your car.
Last October, Samsung acquired Viv Labs, an artificial intelligence startup founded by the creators of Apple’s Siri, signaling that the company also wanted a piece of the new voice assistant market.