Google Home Assistant | Home assistant Google home
Google Home Assistant is the AI virtual assistant. It’s Google’s version of Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa which is developed by Google.
It’s built into smart devices such as speakers, home devices, and smartphones. Launched in 2016 and written in C++ and coupled with machine learning to enable it to get smarter.
The Google voice assistant varies and includes a number of things but not limited to answering a question.
Checking your calendar and travel plans, even setting your alarm through voice commands, voice-activated device control.
Google Home Assistant and Smart Speaker
It can recognize various voice ‘profiles’ for different people so it can decipher who is talking. This tailors its responses fittingly (this update was introduced in April 2017).
With more and more interaction and new update, Google Assistant understands context.
It, therefore, reacts in a better and smarter way than the first time. This is important in giving voice control and power to be better reactive.
Despite its amazing intelligence a lot of people prefer to use the voice assistant on smartphones.
The Smart Speaker is a family of devices – think Addams family, part of Google’s home offering. They include Google Home, Nest Mini, Home Max, Nest Hub, and the Nest Hub Max. All of them are imbued with the power of Google Assistant.
Google Smart Speaker
All are WIFI enabled speakers that can also double up as smart home control hubs and personal assistants.
It can be used for playback entertainment within your home. They all differ in terms of technical specifications, design, and price but their functionality is the same.
Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max all come with a display unlike the Home, Nest Mini, and Home Max.
Making them perfect for smart home control and their displays can also be used for video playback.
The Nest Hub and the Nest Hub Max come packing a 7-inch and 10-inch displays as well as a Nest camera.
The display allows viewing of YouTube videos, control of other smart devices using the touch screen to read the news. And also view Google Assistant-compatible camera feeds.
Recent updates have brought functionalities such as the synchronization of multiple speakers for music playback.
The smart home automation feature can be used as a central hub for controlling smart devices compatible with Google Assistant.
Hands-free calling, Bluetooth audio streaming from compatible devices is enabled.
What Google Home Assistant Do
They double as smart home control hubs and personal assistant for the family.
In addition to the voice command functionality. It has a set of physical controls that offer limited function.
Such as changing the volume, muting the microphone.
It handles the play and pause functions of the music interface.
- Below are the highlights of the Home smart speakers:
- Finding your phone.
- Reminding you to workout.
- Act as a smart home control hub.
- Synchronization and subsequent broadcast of every google device in your home.
- Play white noise to help you sleep.
- Hands-free calling.
- Multiple commands.
- Night mode.
- Tracking lists and appointments.
- As is expected from top software giants like Google, more updates will keep coming out with each new iteration.
- The model increasing the functionality and smartness of the Google Home assistant.
- Its speakers improving the sound quality and hardware.
We should expect more wow factors each year attached to the launch of the new smart speaker.