How Google wants to build a world where every device is listening – TechRepublic

Google wants to hear you say ‘yes’…and ‘no’, and maybe also ‘on’ and ‘off’ too.

The firm is gathering speech samples from people across the globe, as part of a push to get simple voice recognition everywhere, paving the way for voice commands to be added to appliances and gadgets throughout our homes.

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The NHS is trialling this health monitoring wearable in hospitals

The UK’s NHS is continuing its experiments with wearable tech with two trials of Snap40, a health wearable worn on the upper arm, which continuously monitors hospital patients’ vital signs.

The wireless device packs six sensors, which track heart rate, respiratory rate, temperature, oxygen saturations, blood pressure, posture, movement and even emotion.

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