Apple needs a feature like Google’s Call Screen

#Google just one-upped Apple in a significant way by addressing a problem that’s plaguing U.S. cellphone owners: spam calls. The company’s new Pixel 3 flagship Android smartphone is first to introduce a new call screening feature that leverages the built-in #Google Assistant. The screening service transcribes the caller’s request in real-time, allowing you to decide […] [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


#Google just one-upped Apple in a significant way by addressing a problem that’s plaguing U.S. cellphone owners: spam calls.
Despite the numerous leaks about #Google’s new hardware, Call Screen and the launch of #Duplex for restaurant reservations were big surprises coming from #Google’s hardware event yesterday.
Half of calls will be spam in 2019Call Screen, based on #Google’s #Duplex technology, is a big step for our smart devices.
While #Google’s own #Google Voice technology has been able to screen incoming calls, this involved little more than asking for the caller’s name.
It could then feasibly block spam calls or telemarketers on your behalf as an OS-level feature at some point in the future.

Opinion… * Man-Made


Smartphone hardware is basically good enough, and has been for some time. The next battle for smartphones is going to be about #AI technology. The new #Google #CallScreen, and #Duplex features… are just the beginning. #Mobile #Trend

Source: Techcrunch