Audio Notifications: The new feature on Android for critical sounds around you
April 1, 2022
Google on Thursday carried out another element for Android intended to caution individuals with hearing misfortune about “basic family sounds, for example, machines blaring, water running and canines woofing. Sound Notifications will send a pop-up message, trigger a glimmer from your camera light or prompt your telephone to vibrate to catch your eye. While the component is centred around aiding individuals who are hard of hearing or almost deaf, it can likewise be useful for individuals wearing earplugs or earphones, Google says.
Sound Notifications additionally works with other Google gadgets like Wear OS smartwatches, which send message warnings with vibrations to your wrist when your telephone gets in a significant commotion. That can be useful to individuals who need to get alarms even while dozing, “a worry shared by a lot of people in the hard of hearing and deaf local area,” Google said in a blog entry.
The element was created with AI and works completely disconnected, utilizing your telephone’s mouthpiece to get on 10 distinct commotions, for example, smoke and alarms, running water, child sounds and a thump on the entryway. This expands upon Google’s sound identification highlights in Live Transcribe, which shows in excess of 30 sounds with constant inscriptions to assist people with better getting their environmental factors.
To turn on Sound Notifications, go to Settings. Then, at that point, go to the Accessibility menu to empower Sound Notifications. In the event that that choice isn’t appearing for you, download both Live Transcribe and Sound Notifications from Google Play, then head to settings to turn on Sound Notifications.
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