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Google Confirms to Bring New AI-Powered Recording Application for Older Pixels: Tech Report

While the app uses an AI algorithm to perform real-time voice transcription into text, it can also locate music and specific words inside the audio file.

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The US-based search engine giant Google had last month launched Pixel 4 at a starting price tag of $799 and Pixel 4 XL for $899. Pixabay

Google has now confirmed that it will bring its new AI-powered Recorder application to older Pixel phones which was introduced for the Pixel 4 lineup.

A company executive confirmed this news on Reddit while replying to a user.

“Thanks for expressing interest in the Recorder app. “We plan to roll it out to older Pixel devices in a future software update,” the executive wrote.

While the app uses an AI algorithm to perform real-time voice transcription into text, it can also locate music and specific words inside the audio file.

The US-based search engine giant last month launched Pixel 4 at a starting price tag of $799 and Pixel 4 XL for $899.

In terms of specifications, Pixel 4 features a 5.7-inch Full HD+ Smooth 90Hz display. The Pixel 4 XL, on the other hand, comes with a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ Smooth 90Hz display.

Both the devices are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with Pixel Neural Core technology, 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of storage.

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Google has now confirmed that it will bring its new AI-powered Recorder application to older Pixel phones which was introduced for the Pixel 4 lineup. Pixabay

They both feature dual cameras at the back comprising of a 12MP Dual-Pixel sensor and a 16MP telephoto camera.

The Pixel 4 phones have an 8MP selfie camera.

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Pixel 4 is backed by a 2800mAh battery while the Pixel 4 XL is fuelled by a 3700mAh power unit. Both phones support 18W fast charging through a USB-C power adapter. (IANS)

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84% Indians Hope to Retain Their Jobs Despite Automation: WEF

Indians see automation, but hopeful of keeping jobs

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Although majority of Indians think their jobs would be automated in the next 10 years, 84 per cent hope to retain their jobs. (Representational Image) Pixabay

Although majority of Indians think their jobs would be automated in the next 10 years, 84 per cent hope to retain their jobs, supported by their skills, according to a report by World Economic Forum (WEF) and Ipsos.

India tops the list in terms of expectation of jobs automation, as around 71 per cent respondents expect their jobs to be automated. Saudi Arabia comes second with 56 per cent respondents expecting jobs getting automated, and in China 55 per cent respondents feel the same.

“Interestingly, 84 per cent of urban Indians polled are confident of keeping their jobs, using the skills they possess. The survey also shows across all markets, Indians are most confident, followed by the Netherlands (83 per cent) and the US (82 per cent),” the report said.

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Indians realise while automation is likely they know it will act as an enabler to improve efficiencies in deliverability. Pixabay

The markets least confident of holding onto their jobs in the face of automation, include Japan (23 per cent), South Korea (33 per cent) and Russia (50 per cent).

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Commenting on the survey, Parijat Chakraborty of Ipsos India said, “Indian job market is hierarchy driven, promotions are skills and performance-led. Indians realise while automation is likely they know it will act as an enabler to improve efficiencies in deliverability; human intellect, skill-sets and capital will still be needed to get the job done.” (IANS)