Google Assistant Aims to Eradicate Language Barriers with Its New Interpreter Mode

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Then, each person in the conversation can take turns speaking in their own language, and Google Assistant will read out the correct translation.

The Google Home Mini is the cheapest and most affordable version of the speaker and while it offers the same great Assistant functionality as its more premium brothers, it is certainly the weakest of the Home family in terms of sound quality.

In the past year or so, every major consumer electronics exhibition is all about the Google Assistant or Alexa. If there is a check-in available, Assistant will send a notification to remind you about it.

What stood out most to me during my brief demo was just how much Google has been able to simplify the complex task of interpretation. Since Google Maps already calculates your estimated time of arrival when you're driving, the Assistant now lets you text that arrival time to others, at least if you're using an Android device.

It rolled out new integrations with Google Maps, where users can operate the app hands-free with just their voice. It uses the existing smart home platform to expand to new device types.

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Apart from the Lenovo Smart Clock, Google has revealed that several other device makers are planning to include the digital assistant in their devices. You will also have access to the usual set of Google Assistant features. Like, the Sonos One and Sonos Beam speakers will be getting the Assistant. The Assistant also tracks the traveler's itinerary through applications such as Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist.

It's made up of the auto diagnostics dongle and a Bluetooth connected speaker that you can attach to something like your driver-side visor.

While we haven't seen exactly how Dish plans to integrate the Assistant into its receivers, the company does say that it'll provide visual feedback as well as audio responses, which means you can do things like have it show your Google Photos on your TV. The command will be "Hey Google, check in to my flight".

Also, the Assistant will also intuitively notify you when the flight is ready for check-in. Initially, the support will be limited to domestic flights of the United Airlines, but the company hopes to add more airlines and flights soon.

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