[Science] Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women – AI

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[Science] Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women – AI


Voice assistants don’t always understand what people sayiStock / Getty By Nicole KobeMany people who use a voice assistant, such as Alexa or Home, will be familiar with them not fulling understanding commands. But now it appears they may be worse at understanding women than men. Polling company YouGov asked 1000 people in the UK about voice assistants. Around two thirds of the female participants said the devices failed to respond their voice commands some of the compared to half of the men. “Our research reveals that women are more likely to encounter problems being understood by a smart speaker than men, …