Tuesday, 17 October, 2017

Google Assistant Now Offers Male Voice Option Too

The volume and pause lights on top of the device will save you a lot of tedious chit-chat The volume and pause lights on top of the device will save you a lot of tedious chit-chat
Rosalie Gross | 06 October, 2017, 00:39

The Google Assistant now has a new voice. However, owners of the regular Google Home should be happy to know that their home device is about to get more feature rich than ever, thanks to a series of updates announced at Google's event today. There is an inclination towards smart assistants among different platforms as Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant all started with female voice assistants. So, it only makes sense that Google adds the voice assistant in the Chromebook. Nest is going to integrate with the Google Home and Chromecast in a more meaningful way to offer more control over your home.

Other miscellaneous additions to Google Assistant include the music identification feature bundled in with the new Pixel phones, in addition to the ability of the Assistant to send directions straight to your phone when queried on any device supporting the Google Assistant. In this case, telling your Home "where's my phone" will ping the nearest Android device paired with your Google account. Soon, you'll also be able to see what your Nest Cameras see, tell you whose at the door with Nest Hello, and turn on your alarm system with Nest Secure. You can also change the temperature on your Nest thermostat with conversational terms like "warmer" and set up your Nest Hello doorbell so it calls Home, like a remote intercom. Allowing the home assistant to ring phones in the home. In short, Google is pushing all of its smart home products, including those developed by Nest, to feel like one natural and cohesive whole.

Google Assistant can be used to launch the apps, ask various questions and carry useful tasks. Now Google has made the option live, and users can select between Voice I and Voice II now. This will be available across all Google Assistant-supported device in the coming weeks.

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