Google Pixel lockscreen Assistant feature coming to all Android devices

Google Pixel lockscreen Assistant feature coming to all Android devices

Google Pixel lockscreen Assistant feature coming to all Android devices

Google, which has to contend with Amazon's Alexa as it strives to position Google Assistant as the consumer's preferred voice-based assistant, also unveiled Google Assistant Connect, a platform that will enable third party device manufacturers to bring Google Assistant into their products "in an affordable and easy-to-implement way". While tech firms have taken to the town to show off their wackiest contrivances, Google is busy displaying of Google Assistant-powered features and devices that are going to hit our homes in the coming days, one of the most noteworthy of the lot being the Interpreter Mode on the Google Home devices.

"By bringing the best of Google services and AI to the Assistant, we're focussed on building the most helpful digital assistant when you're at home, in your vehicle, or on the go", said the company in its blog.

Google Assistant is adding an auto-punctuation feature, so users don't have to worry about adding commas or periods in their replies.

"You can ask your Google Assistant to show restaurants nearby, set up and dismiss alarms, schedule reminders and timers without unlocking your phone", reads an excerpt from the same January 8th media release. Older speakers without microphones will also get an update to make them work with Google Assistant in conjunction with Google Home.

Everybody wants to flawless the real-time translation on their respective assistant.

Google Assistant Interpreter mode does live translations for two people speaking different languages. All you need to do is just say, "Hey Google, check in to my flight". Google also promises to bring support for Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist. What digital assistant you prefer the most and why?

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