The CES 2019 saw many major announcements from Google. The technology giant announced that it will be updating the Google Assistant with many new important features like the Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode and its new involvement in the Google Maps applications on iOS and Android phones. At the major event, Google also showed off some key devices such as the Lenovo’s Smart Clock and also a group of forthcoming car accessories from JBL and Anker, that will make fine use of voice assistant.
Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode
Google Assistant will play the role of an interpreter and translate the spoken language in verbal(on Google Home) or written(on smart displays) format. This will fasten the process of communication between people and will allow communication in at least 27 languages some of which are Hindi, Chinese, Rabic, Thai, German, French, English, and Korean.
Google Maps and Google Assistant
As per the major disclosure from Google, it is confirmed that the giant is pushing the Google Assistant right inside the Google Maps applications on iOS and Android devices. As far as Android users are concerned, they may have a little less problem since Assistant is already preloaded inside their devices. The major challenge stands in front of the iOS users because their devices have an expanded Maps install foundation.
The Assistant will be able to add punctuations to your messages and you can even share your ETA with friends and family members, listen to music, perform navigation, etc.
Google Assistant Connect Platform
To increase the general worth of Google Assistant among the users, the Mountain View Company has come up with the target of launching the latest preview of the up to the minute Google Assistant Connect platform that will certainly allow the manufacturers of the devices to swiftly incorporate the Google Assistant inside their own product range. Currently, the Connect platform thrives on the smart home platform to integrate more types of devices.
Furthermore, the company also declared that it will be providing more information on the platform on a later date this year.
Google Assistant and its Travel Help
For the citizens of US, Google has made several new adjustments in the Google Assistant that will help them look beyond their travel flight searches. The travelers will now be able to register their presence on flights and save their flight passes on Google Assistant on iPhone as well as on Android phones. Some other benefits like hotel booking and information regarding the flight Web check-in will be provided exclusively for US citizens opting for airlines from the US.
Integration of Lock-Screen Assistance in all Android Phones
The Google Assistant has greatly helped the Pixel users with their lock screen, but now it is also ready to help all the Android users. Google is all set to unveil the support of lock-screen in the Google Assistant in the upcoming few weeks for all the Android cell phones.
Lenovo’s Smart Clock
The Smart Clock from Lenovo is one of the most enthralling announcements from Google. The clock will be available at a cost of $79 from the spring season and has a 4-inch touchscreen. The device will assist you in managing your daily routine, even wake you up with automatically adjusting brightness and animations. Besides this, it will also take charge of your modern home devices.
Other Devices With Google Assistant
Many other device makers have also planned to give their devices some support from Google Assistant. The Sonos Beam and Sonos One speakers will get the Assistant. Google also assured that both the stylish speakers will get upgraded software for the addition of Google Assistant.