New Google Assistant Features to Make Your Life Easierby Harry M. developer
In CES 2020, Google Assistant has become a major point of attention, where Google has dedicated a complete booth to Google’s Digital Voice Assistant. It shows that ambitions of Google are as clear as the drop of freshwater, which is to become a single platform that will control your whole home with the combination of a Google Home and Google Assistant.
Google is mainly focusing on privacy, which will attract costumers in the near future, and Google will continue to dominate in the field. But in the meantime, its main rival, Amazon, has very fewer numbers of customers but increasing at a much greater rate.
As per Google Assistant, introduced new tools in scheduling, privacy, and sticky tools.
Attaching Devices with Assistant in the app
Google is trying to make working easier in every way possible. Now, when you fix your new device with the manufacturer’s app, Google will provide notification to the phone that the user can select to automatically adding information.
Schedule Actions for Different Time
When any Assistant compatible device is connected with the user’s account, then the user can use Scheduled Actions to control these devices as scheduled manner.
This feature will come for 20 more devices in 2020.
Leaving a Digital Household Notes
This feature is like Digital Post-Its for serving the purpose of smart display. It will display the note even if the voice is not matched to the display.
This can be done by simply stating, ” Ok, Google, Leave a Note. Record the SNL, and I’ll watch it later. ” This tool can give this over a few months.
Household Contacts on Speed Dial
If your device is smart display enabled, then you can share this feature with the entire household. This is called Household Contacts.
There will be a Master Accountholder among the family member. From that account, a master list can be created for phone numbers. In this way, no one has to look up for the number of that contact.
This list can be created during the setup of the device or Assistant’s app from the phone.
For that user, need to say,” Hey, Google, call Ian” or by tapping the contact name from the list.
Reading Stories out Loud
The assistant can read audiobooks and emails already. But now, Google is expanding this feature to able to read articles and other written documents.
This feature can be used by simply saying, ” Hey, Google, Read this page.” In this feature, the assistant is able to scroll the page, and there is a bonus feature of translation into the 42 languages
Advanced Privacy Controls
There are two new tools to improve privacy. In case of accidental triggering, the user can say, “Hey, Google, that wasn’t for you.” By this user can able to disregard anything the user had said.
Users can review the privacy settings by saying, ” Hey, Google, are you saving my audio data?” In reply, the assistant will tell about privacy controls, and it will open the setting screen on a phone app so the user can review those.
Harry Martin is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the latest updates regarding office.com/setup and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.
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