Google Meet launches new AI-based background noise cancellation feature

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The technology giant has unveiled an upgrade that could offer a serious advantage over Zoom. The new AI-powered Google Meet background noise cancellation feature has started rolling out across its various platforms. The roll-out is starting in G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education customers. The initial Google Meet update rollout will head to the web, followed by iOS and Android later on. The new noise cancellation feature has been designed for the seamless removal of unwanted sounds from the audio of a streamed meeting. This can include…

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AI and machine learning help Google Read Along teach kids reading skills

Google Read Along - AI machine learning - book

The tech giant recent launched the new app to help support kids as they improve their reading. The Google Read Along application was recently added to app stores. It uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to support kids in improving their reading skills. The app is based on providing verbal and visual feedback to help kids to better their skills. The Google Read Along app was first launched in India but is already available in nine languages and across over 180 countries. The languages currently available are English, Spanish,…

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Google AI model could help protect endangered orca species

Google AI - Orca in ocean

The tech giant’s artificial intelligence model works to “listen” to killer whales, an endangered species. The Google AI team has developed a new “listening” model that can help to provide improved protection for orca – also known as killer whales. These are an endangered species and the model was designed for use in the Salish Sea. The program is meant specifically for an orca subspecies, of which there are only 73 left. Center for Whale Research data shows that there are only 73 individuals left of the Southern Resident orca…

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