Shhh! Your TV is listening

New technology has caused a new problem for electronics manufacturer Samsung.

Samsung is warning people not to discuss personal or private information within earshot of its smart TV’s as voice recognition software used by the TV’s can listen to conversations and share what it hears.

Samsung say this warning is only relevant to those users who control their Samsung Smart TV using its voice activation feature.

The TV’s “listen” to what is said in front of them and may share this with Samsung or other companies.

Samsung says the TV’s listen for potential commands but are also tracking information to send to another company for possible improvements to the Smart TV.

What secrets would your TV hear?

Article written by Charlotte Cull  



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Sophia
5 years ago

wow I’m 2 scared to own the smart tv now >.<

Jackson
5 years ago

Thanx I have a smart TV so its good to know

silk
silk
5 years ago

Im glad i don’t have a that kind of tv

emilym
emilym
5 years ago

It really is smart

Lukeyboy1101
Lukeyboy1101
5 years ago

Creepy! Lucky I don’t have a smart TV!!!

af14019
af14019
5 years ago

Probbly nothing because I dont have a TV like that

Ebony3
Ebony3
5 years ago

Wow

Frankinstine
Frankinstine
5 years ago

WOW!!!!!!!???

Retrogaming3000
Retrogaming3000
5 years ago

OH GOD THATS A LITTLE CREEPY #StalkerTV

JACKSONNARWHAL
JACKSONNARWHAL
5 years ago

OMG IVE GOT THAT TV

masterab123
masterab123
5 years ago

yikes i’m glad i don’t have that TV

Logibear
Logibear
5 years ago

Wow…

animallover10
animallover10
5 years ago

i feel lucky and not lucky because i dont have that tv but i have one that is only public television .

hannah05
hannah05
5 years ago

that’s awesome

fast
fast
5 years ago

cool cool cool cool cool cool cool cool cooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool

j4m787
j4m787
5 years ago

phew i dont have a smart tv

Palmygirl12
Palmygirl12
5 years ago

yikes this sounds creepy…

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