Female voiced smart speakers study

Female voiced smart speakers study

Female voiced smart speakers study. File photo dated 22/05/18 of a smart speaker. AI virtual assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant reinforce gender stereotypes which portray women as "subservient" by relying on female voices, a UN report has said. Issue date: Wednesday May 22, 2019. The UNESCO paper criticised voice-powered digital speakers and devices for making it appear that women are "obliging, docile and eager-to-please helpers, available at the touch of a button or with a blunt voice command like 'hey' or 'OK'." See PA story TECHNOLOGY Speakers. Photo credit should read: Federica De Caria/PA Wire URN:43044161 (Press Association via AP Images)

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