Users can now ask Google Assistant on Google Home, Mini and Max to play music from Pandora Premium or Deezer.
Users in the U.S. can now ask Google Assistant for news. Examples: “What’s the news on the women’s national soccer team?” or “What’s the latest on NASA?”
Google is bringing Google Assistant to the maximum devices it can. Google Assistant is available on more than 400 million devices, but the Google has a higher ambition.
Voice Search via Personal Assistants will be one of the main topics in 2018, with big internet companies fighting to each other with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri, and probably medium size companies will also launch their own voice assistants.
Google announced yesterday that achieved the 400 million devices with Google Assistant installed in 2017. The devices include smart “speakers like Google Home, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, headphones, TVs, watches and more.” Google Assistant is available in english, french,…
Google just published today the Guidelines for Evaluation of Search Speech (version 1). Enrique Alfonseca, Staff Research Scientist, working on Google Assistant in Zurich, said that the publication of these guidelines come upon “requests from academics who are researching improvements in voice interactions, question answering, and voice-guided exploration.”