Google Assistant spreads to third-party speakers and more
31 August, 2017, 00:47 | Author: Regina Lloyd
In case you've been living under a rock right now, smart speakers are the latest craze right now, with manufacturers all over the world rushing to produce speakers that are capable of listening, and responding to, your every request.
The speakers aren't the end of Google Assistant's integration in smart home devices. According to the company, the feature means you'll be able to control washing machines, dryers, and vacuums from a Google Assistant app running on your smart speaker, Android device, or iPhone. Want to check on the laundry without getting out of your recliner? Taneja says that Google Assistant will function "just about the same" across these third-party speakers as it does elsewhere, so don't expect any major differences if you're jumping from Google Home or Android.
Google said it will discuss specific Google Assistant-enabled products over the coming days.
The powerful Google Assistant is expanding to home appliances and speakers, Google announced on Wednesday. Anker'sZolo Mojo (pictured above), Mobovi's TicHome Mini, and Panasonic's GA10 are the models we know of so far-not that we know much about them right now-but a Google spokesperson says more products will be announced at the show.
First up is Anker's Zolo Mojo, a cylindrical speaker with two microphones. Google is pushing hard to compete with Amazon in the virtual assistant game and bringing the service to third parties may very well pay off. The list of new devices includes both speakers and appliances, and it sounds like what's being announced today is just the tip of the iceberg. We're approaching the one-year mark of Google Home being on the market, and Google still hasn't seen its artificial intelligence technology gain widespread traction like Amazon's. It's Nest Labs division has been working with appliance manufacturers for years, using the brains in its thermostat and its cloud computing infrastructure to help appliances consume less energy. Using the Google Assistant, users can perform a range of tasks such as checking the remaining time for a wash cycle to finish or telling the refrigerator to create more ice.
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