Unfortunately, researchers at Zheijiang University in China found that these assistants can understand commands converted to ... Read More »
Much like Amazon has done, Google is opening up Google Assistant to third parties. Though the companies virtual assistant has so far resided on smartphones and watches (and of course the Google Home), you’ll soon start to see it in products like speakers and appliances.
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A lot of data is required for deep learning technology. This is easier for companies like Google because, well, they control much of our data. Google Assistant is so functional and flexible thanks to the huge amount of data Google can feed it.
Samsung is having trouble gathering this “big data” ... Read More »
Google has spent several years working on virtual assistant technology, trying a variety of approaches. In 2016, Google announced the Google Assistant, the start of a project that would encompass what it had learned from previous attempts. Designed to work across a variety of devices with natural language skills, Assistant has quickly proven ... Read More »
Google Home has proven to be a capable assistant, but the search giant is intent on constantly improving it. A key part of that improvement is utilizing relationships and partnerships to add new, unique functions. Partnerships have certainly enabled the latest feature on the Google Home, which is the ability to give step-by-step ... Read More »
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Google has announced that Google Assistant now supports a few more home automation devices alongside all the products it already supports. Those devices are the Best Buy Insignia WiFi plug, LIFX bulbs, Wink, and TP-Link devices.
On top of that, there are a bunch more brand and devices now supported. The ... Read More »
Cortana is Microsoft’s personal assistant. When you have the option of using Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa on the Huawei Mate 9, and soon Samsung Bixby on the upcoming Galaxy S8, it’s hard to find room for yet another assistant. ... Read More »
One of the features of the Google Home smart speaker is the ability to ask the digital personal assistant inside how their schedule for the day looks. From there, Assistant will provide details, including news headlines. But recently some Home owners are noticing a new addition: an advertisement for the upcoming Disney film, Beauty ... Read More »