Google makes your alarm clock smarter

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 11 2019 @ 11:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Does an alarm clock need machine learning? The experts at Google seem to think so as the company has updated Google Assistant with a new AI-based alarm clock. This feature will customize your alarm clock based on things like the time of day and the weather:
And with the latest software update rolling out globally today, your device can be customized to your environment. “Impromptu” is a new alarm option that gives you a ringtone that fits your situation, based on things like the time of day or weather. It’s powered by machine learning technology from our Magenta open source project. For example, if your alarm goes off early in the morning and the weather is less than 50 degrees, you may hear this ringtone.
GOOG Assistant smart clock

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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