John Legend Joins List Of Google Assistant Voices

Look for more Google Assistant announcements in the months to come.

Stay tuned as we will be covering more announcements and happenings at the Google I/O 2018 conference. The company also said that Assistant would have more control over the smart displays that they will be launching in July. In the same post, Google said that it has been implementing machine learning into nearly everything that it does over the past few years.

Google Assistant is rolling out in more countries this year including the UK, France, Korea, Japan, and Canada.

A new feature called App Actions will also suggest apps based on previous habits, as well as specific actions within those apps on the same basis.

Google announced Routines for Google Assistant past year that allowed users to perform multiple actions with just a single command. For Android Go phones that run on Android Oreo, the Google Assistant can now be accessed in Spanish. That's cool. Isn't it? The Android P will have Apple iPhone X like features, There will be a small dash on the bottom of the phone, long press of the Google Assistant and a swipe up will be able to lead you to the review screen.

Google has built an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that's able to book a table over the phone and sound so natural it could pass as human. Prueter said Google is working on a speaker-only mode for the Link Bar, letting it function as a Google Home-type smart speaker.

The biggest change to Android P from an everyday perspective is the all-new UI.

Talking about the setup process, Google has tried to make it fast and easy by simplifying it to a large extent.

This is very much related to Google Assistant, but it deserves a section all to itself for the WOW factor. With Assistant, users will be able to send text messages or play music by giving voice commands.

The company has given an option to replace the classic three-icon array of on-screen buttons that have been present in every version of Android since it was first introduced in 2011.

Google Duplex, now under development, is the company's attempt to enhance its voice recognition technology, with the end goal of creating a virtual assistant that is able to have natural conversations with humans. If you get chosen, Google will reach out to you. That means it starts in seconds and integrates completely with Chromebook features. Google is also adding Assistant support within Google Maps. Google Photos apps will also get several handy AI powered tools that would make image editing simpler and effective.

So, which one of these features is your favorite?

  • Arturo Norris