The Logitech Circle line of cameras isn’t new, but Logitech is now pushing a new feature to them via an update. The original Logi Circle and the newer wired and wire-free Circle 2 cameras now feature Google Assistant support.
The functionality is limited at this time, but you can ask ... Read More »
Google’s goal of interconnecting its services and devices is slowly advancing. A major player is the Google Assistant, which expands across numerous devices and allows users to control hardware and services with voice commands. Fragmentation has proven to be an issue, however, with some abilities only available for Google Home users ... Read More »
While Amazon Alexa came first, Google has been adding features to Assistant at a rapid pace. Google Assistant has long been able to differentiate between different people’s voices on the Google Home. This means that your whole family can use the Home with their own suggestions, accounts, ... Read More »
The Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones with Google Assistant built-in have just launched for $350 and people are asking what the point is. You can trigger Google Assistant using a button on many Bluetooth headphones. How does having it built in help?
Ian Lake, ... Read More »
Virtual assistants like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa can be abused, but you’d know if someone was telling your virtual assistant to do something like order products or open your house door.
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.
Google mentions ... Read More »
Amazon Alexa is a great virtual assistant, but she isn’t available on most every Android device like Google Assistant is. The Huawei Mate 9 and HTC U11 are the ... Read More »
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 »