Every breath you take, the Google Assistant could soon be watching you even if it is in your sick condition. As per a recent report, your smartphone could soon get snore and cough detection facilities, google is now working on it to create an in-built facility.
The tech giant is reportedly working on these features for Pixel and Android, 9To5Google reported. The tech website spotted lines of code in the installation file of the Google Health Studies app.
The latest version of the Google Health Studies app includes strings that refer to “cough and snoring” algorithms being developed in the context of Android for bedside sleep tracking, it is according to the APK teardown which was performed by 9to5Google check. The result that has been announced by the tech read, “You must be a Full-Time Googler with an Android phone to participate in this study. Environmental conditions required for this study are to have no more than one adult sleeper in the same room who does not work for a competitor company.”
At the primary level, the tech giant works on how to make it work at the core level and friendly first, therefore they say that, the environmental conditions required for this study are such that no more than one adult working in a competing company may sleep in the same room. An Audio collection will be there to record. Google says that the audio collection supports this mission by providing data necessary to validate, tune, and develop such algorithm.
The Cough and snoring algorithms translate to a “bedside monitoring” feature on Android devices, which “works for acenocturnal cough and snoring monitor” on the device, which protects privacy.