Your next smartphone could respond to voice, even when sleeping.
Mobile chip maker Qualcomm has unveiled a new feature called Snapdragon Voice Activation, that will allow devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs to constantly listen for voice commands, even when asleep.
Phone makers will be able to choose the exact phrase that will activate the phone, with voice recognition software like Google Now then being activated to accept commands.

Your next smartphone could respond to voice, even when sleeping.

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm has unveiled a new feature called Snapdragon Voice Activation, that will allow devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs to constantly listen for voice commands, even when asleep.

Phone makers will be able to choose the exact phrase that will activate the phone, with voice recognition software like Google Now then being activated to accept commands.

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  3. ivanthekid reblogged this from 8bitfuture and added:
    Interesting
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  5. ryanfusselman reblogged this from 8bitfuture and added:
    Smartphones may start listening to you, even when sleeping
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  9. omniscientia reblogged this from 8bitfuture and added:
    This seems really cool, but i can see it being a nuisance if you accidentally use your “activation phrase” in a...
  10. themarchmyth reblogged this from 8bitfuture and added:
    I wonder how this will affect battery life?
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  12. bstriddy reblogged this from 8bitfuture and added:
    Your current smartphone can turn on its microphone and camera, even when you’re sleeping.
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    But if I’m sleeping, I can’t give it a voice commands. Unless I talk in my sleep. But then how will it know what Mfergla...
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    Sucks if you talk in your sleep.
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