Google will now alert you of household sounds through Android notifications

Google will now alert you of household sounds through Android notifications

October 9, 2020 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Google is rolling out a handy accessibility feature that should make life easier in your home  — notifications about household sounds. Once you enable this feature, your phone will recognize sounds like the doorbell, a barking dog, and running water. This functionality is powered by Google’s Live Transcribe technology, which was originally used only to convert speech to text. But now, it can also identify sounds around you. While the household sound notifications are targeted towards people with hearing loss, it can also alert you to incidents if you’re wearing headphones and listening to music or podcasts. Apart from displaying these alerts on…

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