In the US, an "intelligent" column called the police because of the words of a man threatening a friend with a weapon
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In the US, police arrested a man who threatened his girlfriend with violence after a call in 911 installed in the house of a smart column, writes N + 1.
As reported by ABC News, the incident occurred in the village of Tigers (New Mexico) last Sunday. A man named Eduardo Barros was at home with his girlfriend and her daughter. At some point, a quarrel ensued between the adults, which reached the point of physical force, and then Barros took firearms and began threatening the woman with violence.
According to representatives of Sheriff department of Bernalillo district, threatening with murder Barros asked: "Have you called the sheriffs?". Apparently, the smart column installed in the house, whose name is not specified, took these words as a voice command and dialed 911. Answering the call, the emergency operator heard threats and called the police.
The sheriffs who came to the house were able to take the child and the woman. Later the negotiators and the police special forces arrived. After about an hour of negotiations, Barros was arrested - he was charged several times with aggravating circumstances.
As stressed in the police, the accidental operation of the "smart" column played an important role in saving the mother and her child from a dangerous situation.
Recall, in December last year it became known that the police in Bentonville (Arkansas) appealed to the company Amazon for help in the investigation of the November 1945 assassination, which could be witnessed by the "smart" home column Amazon Echo, Also in quality Evidence of the suspect's guilt referred to the testimony of other "smart" devices, including water and electricity meters.