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Smart Speakers


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This content in EVOLVE is available to all users to ensure they correctly identify and manage the digital investigation and intelligence opportunities available from Smart Speaker devices within residential or corporate environments.

Smart speakers, virtual assistants or smart home speakers are three alternative names for connected devices with integrated Artificial Intelligence (AI) that support voice controlled commands and instructions in addition to connected home capability.

This module includes guidance on a range of smart speakers but with a focus on market leading devices including Echo devices by Amazon, Google Home devices and Apple HomePod range that are likely to be encountered most frequently in investigation.

In addition to information outlining how to identify a smart speaker from a common speaker, this module contains guidance on whether data and recordings are available to access within an investigation and contains interactive workflows for both access to device recordings and to ensure correctt policy and procedure is applied for the seizure of smart speakers when appropriate to do so.


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Here at Blue Lights Digital we have developed a range of platforms to support investigations, as well as providing continued support and education for investigations professionals, helping to grow their own Digital Investigation and Intelligence capability.

Evolve is designed to deliver on-demand access to knowledge and subject matter experts that allow skills and knowledge to be quickly acquired.

The system delivers a ground-breaking approach to increasing digital capability through a mobile application and online resources available to anyone, anytime, anywhere.


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