While putting Assistant into Maps seems a logical next step within the Google ecosystem, the bigger reason for this move was the lack of interest among iPhone users.
Although Google Assistant will soon be available on ten times as many devices, Amazon Alexa is supported by almost three times as many smart home products. But reports of tests by others at CES suggest that the performance is about the same, though now Google is supporting 27 languages. Google says the Assistant will essentially handle all the "higher-order" computing, making it much easier for device manufacturers to make smart gadgets without needing to build all the headroom for actually implementing a full-on Assistant experience. While it will be only audio with Home speakers, the translations will appear as text on Smart Displays.
The speaker will begin translating in real-time. The company will offer more information on the platform later this year.
Google regularly updates its Assistant in an effort to make it smarter and more helpful.
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What this means is that if you own a Hopper, you can use it to control smart home appliances, check the weather, and, of course, control the Dish box.
The feature would be introduced to more devices and even smartphones in the future.
A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the auto, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant into the fundamentals of future vehicles. Like, the Sonos One and Sonos Beam speakers will be getting the Assistant.
And it wouldn't be CES without a new product or two joining the Google Assistant family. The ability to check into flights is rolling out for domestic United Airlines flights first, just like the hotel booking tool. The list of supported languages hasn't been provided yet, but gradually most widely spoken languages should be available in interpreter mode. The feature has recently been integrated at hotel concierge desks across the US. You will also have access to the usual set of Google Assistant features. There is no word on when either of the feature will be released for the global consumers.