Google and Canadian Down Syndrome Society to improve voice recognition technology

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Digital voice assistants have a long way to go when serving people with speech challenges. It’s no mystery that voice recognition technology has a long way to go before it’s anywhere close to flawless. Anyone who uses Google, Siri or Alexa has had to deal with misunderstood words, phrases and commands. People with speech difficulties are coming together to help improve this situation with Google’s tech. Therefore, Google is working with the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, which launched a campaign to enhance its voice recognition technology. The company is working…

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Google wearables to get a boost with the acquisition of Fitbit

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Internet and tech giant Google has agreed to acquire the popular fitness tracker brand. The Google wearables business is about to get a lot more interesting as the company has announced in a recent blog post that it has agreed to purchase Fitbit. Google will reportedly buy the leading wearables brand for $2.1 billion. The company wants to introduce more Made by Google wearable devices into the market. Over the years, Google has made progress in the wearables sector with the help of partnerships with Wear OS and Google Fit.…

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The Google Pixel 4 to be available on every major carrier

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Google unveiled its latest version of its Pixel smartphone at a huge product launch event in New York. Those who have been eagerly awaiting the Google Pixel 4, will soon be able to get their hands on one as it will begin shipping later this month. The device, which is available in both standard and XL sizes, was unveiled at Google’s big product lunch at an event in New York this past Tuesday, October 15. The smartphone comes equipped with a Soli radar chip. Considered to be one the most…

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Levi’s smart jacket with Google gets an upgrade

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A new Levi’s denim jacket is equipped with tech from Google’s Jacquard platform. The new denim Levi’s smart jacket – the Levi’s Trucker Jacket with Jacquard – can answer phone calls and control your music. Jacquard, which is part of Google’s experimental ATAP group, has developed small electronic tabs that slip into the cuff of the jacket and pairs with your phone. The Jacquard Tag is smaller than a stick of gum. The electronic tab, which is called the Jacquard Tag, is smaller than a stick of gum and it…

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New features added to Google Shopping improves experience for mobile users

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Google launches multiple mobile-friendly shopping features. Mobile shoppers can enjoy new features to enhance their Google Shopping experience. Among these features include direct buying, price tracking alerts, Google Images product comparisons, and more. Google is improving its mobile shopping experience in time for the biggest shopping season of the year. Thanksgiving is in less than two months, which means that the biggest shopping season of the year will soon be here. The new Google Shopping features, particularly those that have bolstered the Google mobile shopping experience, will help the tech…

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