Google comes with Android location service Nearby microphone that can activate ‘




Google is reportedly a new location service for Android called Nearby. With the service, Google would at specific moments microphone, WiFi, Bluetooth and similar features of a phone can be activated without user intervention.

Android Police received the first information about the plans in hand. It states among other things that Nearby is meant “to be with people, places and things nearby to connect, share and do more.” Nearby is according to the information using location detection and location history.

It is not quite sure how Nearby works exactly, because more details are missing. The possible location service can be used for a so-called audio-login. In addition, the smartphone produces a unique sound in an almost inaudible frequency, and the microphone of the PC of the user that captures sound and the identity of the owner verifies. The technique for this bought Google in February with the Israeli Slick login.

Screenshots from Android Police has placed Nearby shows that the user pre-Google services like Google+ must give permission to collect and share data. In addition, the user would be able to monitor and determine to what people in the area, the unit must be accessible. This suggests that can be set. Other functions apart Google allows the developer conference I / O at the end of this month, more is known about Nearby.


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