Amazon patents ‘voice-sniffing’ algorithms
From the BBC:
Amazon says it does not eavesdrop on customers’ conversations to target advertising at them, after it emerged it had patented “voice-sniffing” tech.
The patent describes listening to conversations and building a profile of customers’ likes and dislikes.
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The patent describes an algorithm that can listen to entire conversations, using “trigger words”, such as like and love, to build a profile of customers…