Apple recently acquired the patent portfolio of Lighthouse AI, a home security company that went out of business at the end of last year, reports London-based site IAM.
Lighthouse AI created in-home security cameras with people, pet, and facial recognition that used advanced AI techniques to distinguish adults from kids and to customize alerts. It also supported voice-based natural commands like „let me know if the kids aren’t home by 4pm on weekdays“ and „what did the kids do while I was out yesterday?“
Lighthouse had several patents that have been snapped up by Apple. Most include standard security camera features, but there are a [...]
Apple Music’s brief appearance in the Google Home app earlier this week was due to a software bug, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Bloomberg.
In an earlier statement, a Google spokesperson said „Apple Music is currently only available for Google Assistant users on mobile phones. We have nothing to announce regarding updates to Google Home.“
Back in December, Apple Music became available on Amazon’s range of Echo speakers, so there was hope that the service would be expanding to Google Home speakers too. Many other music services are available on Google Home, including Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Google Play Music, and YouTube Music. [...]
Eine Neuerung in der Google-Home-App ließ kurz vermuten, Apple hätte einen weiteren Partner für Apple Music gefunden. iPhone&iPad
Apple Music may be soon be available as an option on Google Home devices, according to an image that was shared by MacRumors reader Jason.
We were able to track down the Apple Music listing within the Google Home app for iOS devices, but at the current time, it can’t be linked to a Google Home device.
Still, the listing suggests that Apple could soon make Apple Music an available option for Google Assistant-powered playback on Google Home devices, much like it did with the Amazon Echo.
Back in December, Apple Music became available on Amazon’s range of Echo speakers, allowing Alexa voice commands to be used to control Apple Music playback. [...]