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Scientists first conducted a survey of voice assistants

Specialists conducted the first survey of voice assistants, and were able to find out a lot of interesting things: for example, bots believe that a confrontation with a person is quite possible. Also, artificial intelligence is not enthusiastic about the rudeness and rudeness of many users. The most interesting thing is that the voice assistants […]

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Xiaomi will release a voice assistant to communicate with callers

Xiaomi in the updated MIUI 11 firmware add a voice assistant that can answer incoming calls under the supervision of the owner. At the moment, the company’s employees are only working on such an update, however, the developers are confident that very soon every user will be able to use the new option. It is […]

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Facebook hired contractors to listen to voice messages in Messenger

It turns out that employees of the famous social network Facebook paid hundreds of contractors for wiretapping and decoding audio messages that users of social networks sent to each other. Employees of the social network did not deny this information, but assured that wiretapping had stopped more than 7 days ago. In addition, company employees […]

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Yandex voice assistant may appear on Huawei smartphones

In the products of the Chinese brand Huawei may add “Alice” – voice assistant from Yandex. In particular, the Chinese company is currently discussing with Yandex the possibility of using other useful services in its smartphones. Huawei is interested in all popular applications: Yandex.Taxi, Yandex.Music, Yandex.Zen. The Yandex company has not yet commented on a […]

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“Live testing”: URIP will recognize Belarusians by voice and face

This year, the Belarusians may face some innovations when using the SSIS. As described in the broadcast channel STV, the company intends to launch a remote biometric identification of users. It is reported that the plans to “train” the system to recognize users by voice and face. It is supposed to introduce a “liveliness check” […]

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Artificial intelligence can draw a portrait of a person by voice.

American scientists have developed a program Speech2Face, which is able to recreate the appearance of a person according to his voice. This neural network was studied on the basis of views of videos with recorded voices and people. During training several million records were viewed. Now the program can recreate the image of a person […]

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The UN considers female voice assistants as sexist advocates

UN officials have heavily criticized voice assistants, such as the popular Siri and Alexa, believing that they continue the policy of sexism. They published an official report, where they stated that artificial intelligence with a female voice is a fertile ground for introducing gender biases even deeper. The role of women has changed dramatically lately, […]

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Google Voice Assistant will receive a series of updates

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced several updates that the voice assistant will receive. In particular, it was announced that the number of new products will include the ability to book cars and movie tickets. According to the statement, new items will appear at the end of this year on Android phones. And the technology itself […]

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Google Voice Assistant can now tell tales

Not so long ago, Google released a wireless speaker with voice control from Google Home. Now the developers are taking the next step. A new feature has become available on the phone or tablet. Development called “Tell me a story.” For the time being, only residents of Australia, Canada, India, the United Kingdom and the […]

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Voice messages of VKontakte users are publicly available.

The experts at 2ch.pm discovered a serious vulnerability on VKontakte social network: users’ voice messages were made publicly available. According to the site experts, in order to listen to the voice messages of users, just go to the “Documents” and enter “audiocomment.3gp” in the search box. The experts found that the voice files recorded in […]

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