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Chainsaws, Gunshots, and Coughs: Our Smartphones Are Listening


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Smartphone as logging detector

Rainforest Connection wants to mount recycled smartphones retrofitted with solar panels in trees to detect illegal logging.

Credit: Rainforest Connection

From chainsaws whirring in rainforests to snoring that sounds like chainsaws, entrepreneurs are finding all sorts of creative ways to detect sounds using smartphones.

From The Wall Street Journal
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