Google Assistant which is already loved by a lot of people for it’s AI features and smart replies. This IO(2017), Google is making it more powerful by enriching it with new features and improving its availability.
First of all, Google has made it available for iOS, now iPhone users can use it as like Android users do.
New features in Google Assistant
Google Appointments: Google has announced lot of new features like ability to add appointments along with reminders. It’s cross syncing across iPhone and Google Home products make it more useful.
Conversations: Now, Google Assitant can converse with you using natural language. Google will bring
Proactive notifications to Google Home
Google Lens—a new way for computers to “see” and understand the surroundings. On the basis of that data it will give you more accurate and precise answers.
Google Home call support: The new Google Assistant will allow you to make a call to near and dear ones without the need of actual phone. It will automatically connect the call via your landline or mobile device connected via connection.
More music, movies and TV shows: Google has brought in Bluetooth support for Audio music, you can listen to your favourites from your Android or iPhone.They have also added streaming from Spotify, Soundcloud and Deezer. For Videos they have partnered with Netflix, More partners are in pipeline and in few weeks they will also support is feature.
Visual response from Assistant on TV with Chromecast: Google has tried to connect whole the smart things in your home with Assistant. They are going to use your TV’s via Chromecast to visualise answers of your questions to Assistant via Home or Android devices or others.
Google Assistant availability
Google is going to launch Google Assistant in new markets like Australia, Canada, France, Germany and Japan. This year Android devices will bring support for Brazilian Portuguese, French, German and Japanese, and by the end of the year the Assistant will support Italian, Korean and Spanish. So, it will surely going to get much bigger than availability on 1000 Million devices as of now.
It is now available on iPhone on iOS version 9.1+.