(University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering) Smart speakers offer a variety of capabilities to help free up both our time and our hands. We can hear the morning news while brushing our teeth, ask for a weather report while picking out a coat, and set a timer for the oven while handling two hot pans at once. According to Voicebot.ai, Alexa is supporting more than 100,000 skills worldwide, but one task it hasn’t mastered is determining user location in the home.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/uoig-gev031120.php