Say goodbye to privacy and hello to Big Brother, soon every home appliance you purchase will spy on us. The list of home appliances that use Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home, Samsung’s ‘SmartThings hub‘ and Amazon’s Fire TV is growing at a disturbing pace.
Private companies are using our refrigerator, dishwasher, oven, toaster, water heater, air conditioner, ceiling fan, washer and dryer, electrical outlets, light bulbs and lamps to spy on us inside our homes. (LG’s ‘Instaview‘ refrigerators have Alexa installed in them.)
General Electric (GE) and Alexa, think consumers will find it amusing that Amazon will control every appliance in our homes.
“Integrating our connected appliances with Alexa will help make consumers’ lives easier, more productive and a little more fun” Liz VerSchure, vice president responsible for GE Appliances connected strategy said.
GE’s ‘Monogram’ appliances come installed with “Geneva” which means they allow Alexa to control your appliances. Don’t forget GE just unveiled it’s spying hairbrush, which is sure to become a staple in every household.
Motor vehicles equipped with Alexa
Facial recognition TV’s
Soon every appliance will spy on you…
“We’re excited to work with GE Appliances to bring hands-free voice control to major appliances like refrigerators, ranges, dishwashers and more for the first time,” said Charlie Kindel, Director, Amazon Alexa Smart Home. “One of our goals with Alexa is to enable voice control on every device within the home, and this collaboration gets us one step closer to achieving that. We can’t wait for our Alexa customers to try it out.”
What they’re really saying is, they can’t wait to spy on households across the country.
Amazon and Google surveillance
According to an article in Gizomdo, the FBI can neither confirm nor deny wiretapping Amazon Echo.
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