Google tinkers with radar to make home appliances smarter
Google’s design team is considering ways to use Radar technology to detect the proximity of a person The technology automatically responds without using words like “Ok Google,” the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. It could be as simple as pausing a YouTube video when someone walks away.
, called Soli, has been in development for the past six years. The idea is not simply to have technology react to a person’s activities, but to impart “social intelligence” on technology so that it can “participate in our daily lives in a more harmonious and thoughtful way.”
The idea is for the technology to blend more into the background. google calls itOr when technology becomes so integrated that humans won’t even notice.
While Google still mainly makes, the company is investing heavily in artificial intelligence to achieve the ambient computing future. Google-parent Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai puts AI and ambient computing at center stage Earlier this year, the company’s annual developer event.
with the launch ofAnd Earlier this year, Google insisted on , considering that In the US, it will be necessary to create a futuristic ecosystem of devices in order to continue competing.
It’s still uncertain when people might see Soli’s radar tech in home devices, butThis could be the flagship showcase device for Google.
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