Google Works on Snoring and Cough Detection for Android / Pixel Smartphones: Report

Google has previously released a device for heart rate and respiration monitoring. The features use the back and front camera of the smartphone to measure small changes in skin and upper body color to assess heart rate and respiration rate, respectively. The company is now testing cough and snoring detection on a device for Android and Pixel users.

Well-known technical publication 9To5Google managed to decompile the latest version of Google Heath Studies. The program was able to find lines of code in the program that indicate that the Sleep Audio Collection is available. The Sleep Audio Collection feature is only available to Google employees. The company is basically developing a feature that will pick up sound through the smartphone’s microphone to monitor users ’snoring and coughing.

Google will use “cough and snoring algorithms”

The publication also shares an image showing the quality of sleep, the period during which the user snored, and the time when the user coughed. Cough and Snoring Algorithms will be used as a bedside monitor to provide sleep information to users. Coughing or snoring during sleep is known to be an indicator of a body disorder that requires timely treatment.

Google may process audio collected locally on your smartphone in order to maintain user privacy. The report says Google wants to give users meaningful insight into their sleep. While the Google Play Store and Apple App Store have several apps that help users keep track of when they’re snoring, an integrated tool may be more convenient for users.

An important detail about Pixel Watch has appeared in the related news. According to the report submitted by 9To5Google, The Google Pixel Watch will run on Samsung’s Exynos 9110 SoC. For the uninitiated, the Exynos 9110 SoC was introduced by Samsung in 2018. with the first Galaxy Watch. The dual-core chipset is based on an outdated 10 nm architecture. It is worth mentioning that in 2020. released Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Watch Active 2 has Exynos 9110 SoC.

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