• All Ears: Always-On Listening Devices Could Soon Be Everywhere

    6 days ago - By HighTech Industry

    The Wall Street Journal
    Tiny microphones are moving us toward a world where all gadgets can respond to a voice command
    By
    Christopher Mims
    July 12, 2018 12:00 p.m. ET
    If every tree falling in every forest might soon be heard by an internet-connected microphone, what hope is there for our privacy?
    Already when you're sitting in a room with an iPhone, an Apple Watch and a smart assistant like Amazon Echo or Google Home, you're surrounded by a dozen microphones. (Newer iPhones have four and the Echo has seven, while the smartwatch has just one, for now.)
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