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Google Assistant coming to Sonos One, Beam and 'earlier' speakers

Google Assistant coming to Sonos One, Beam and 'earlier' speakers

"With Interpreter Mode, a new feature rolling out over the next few weeks on Google Home devices and Smart Displays, you can ask the Google Assistant to help you have a conversation in dozens of languages". Google's virtual assistant has been endowed with a lot of new powers over the previous year, including making bookings on your behalf and screening spam callers. Everybody and their mothers (and a few relatives) are rushing to make their products "smart" by integrating them with either the Assistant or Alexa.

Google is a leader in real-time translation functionality, though the field is still working on the basics.

Another time-saver coming to Google Assistant will be the ability to check into an upcoming flight with the virtual assistant's help.

Google Assistant has been around for two and a half years now and has been installed on almost one billion devices globally. The Assistant will show you the pricing, availability and the works, which you can book using Google Pay.

For example, Android and iOS Google Maps users will be able to use the Assistant and their voice to reply to text messages, play music or podcasts and communicate to their friends and family the time they expect to reach their destination.

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The one friction point we see here is that Google Assistant isn't used to actually control your TV.

Search engine giant Google has made huge strides in terms technological advancement in terms of deep learning and machine learning to make its Google Assistant for smartphones and speakers. Case in point: Google set up a musical, Small World-style ride for Assistant that is the very definition of over-the-top.

The flight check-in works if you have a flight confirmation in your Gmail.

Plus, Google Assistant will help you book your hotel room in the United States too.

Google Assistant is adding support for Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist to keep track of your itinerary with notes and lists in the Google Assistant.