Thursday, April 13, 2017

Are Voice Assistants Like Alexa Making Your Car Less Secure?

Technology companies continue to throw everything from smart door locks to remote-controlled Crock-Pots into the marketplace, but coordinating such gadgets has been an elusive goal—until Amazon’s Alexa came along. Consumers have embraced Alexa’s voice-activated “skills,” which are essentially preset functions. According to a recent survey by Parks Associates, 55 percent of U.S. households now would prefer to use voice controls to manage smart home and entertainment devices.

Could the same become true for the American automobile? 

From the article "Are Voice Assistants Like Alexa Making Your Car Less Secure?" by John R. Quain.

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