Within a year the amount of Dutch households owning a smart speaker grew over 3 times from ~200K to now 627K households. Not bad for technology which has been available for 18 months. There are over 7 million households in the Netherlands, so the chasm is not in sight yet.
Voca.ai and Carnegie Mellon University partner to enable fast diagnosis of COVID-19. The project, Corona Voice Detect, was created for early diagnosis of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). It combines recently developed AI and voice forensic technologies, finding specific patterns in voice, tone and other sounds that we produce as we speak, that relate to unique illnesses and other human factors. See how you can help, if you like by clicking through.
Smart speaker shipments in China are projected to grow 9.8% in 2020, according to a new report by IDC. The estimated growth comes despite a sharp drop in shipments in the first quarter because of the coronavirus pandemic that upended supply chains and lowered consumer demand.
Heftige maatregel! Sinds maandag mag ook ik mijn vader 91 niet meer bezoeken. Maar het videobellen met Echo van @amazon help enorm Heel fijn als dat in NL geleverd kan worden! Het werkt als intercom en hij hoeft dus helemaal NIETS te doen. Please share! #verpleeghuizen#Coronahttps://t.co/T2it9NcEr5
Send Hi and get a yesteryears chat interface. This takes me all the way back ti the BBS era - and if I would have been older, it might have taken me back even further. At least it works, and provides a trustful source. Now, where is their voice channel for the less literate world population?