A dream come true for all of us working from home

Microsoft can now filter out the sound of you eating potato chips on a conference call

Now that so many of us are working from home because of the coronavirus, Microsoft's built new technology that can identify your voice and filter out any other sounds.

Microsoft demonstrated the technology to journalists earlier this week by having Robert Aichner, a principal program manager on Microsoft's communications division, move his hand around in a bag of chips with the tool turned on. As promised, the technology removed noise of the bag while he still spoke.

"With the power of AI, Teams can remove that background noise and you can understand me very clearly," he told cnet.com. Microsoft calls it "real-time noise suppression."

 


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