At I/O 2018, Google introduced six new voices for Assistant based on DeepMind’s WaveNet. This allowed users to customize voice interaction on Android phones, Google Home, and now Smart Displays. Google Assistant today is gaining an Australian-accented and British-accented voice for even more customization.
Google Assistant smart displays Stories December 13
Google Assistant smart displays Stories November 29
With the holiday season underway, Google is announcing a slew of new features for Assistant speakers and Smart Displays. This includes the Pretty Please feature for families announced at I/O 2018, Assistant notes and lists integration, Broadcast Replies, and visual lyrics for the Home Hub.
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Google Assistant smart displays Stories November 26
Lenovo delivered the first Google Assistant smart display to market, but the Google Home Hub recently debuted with a lot of extra functions and features. Now, a new update heading out to the Lenovo Smart Display is adding more functionality to the Home Hub, as well as new cooking features, and more.
Google Assistant smart displays Stories November 19
Way back at CES this past January, Google Assistant smart displays were revealed, and LG was among one of Google’s first partners. However, following Lenovo and JBL launches, LG was fairly quiet. Today, launch details for the LG smart display, WK9, have been revealed, including a $100 price cut.
Google Assistant smart displays Stories November 14
Amid a series of hardware unveils at 10/9, Google announced several new features for Assistant. The Home View dashboard launched on the Google Home Hub and made its way to other Smart Displays, along with Digital Wellbeing. Google Assistant is now adding Broadcast replies, cooking cards, and more.
Google Assistant smart displays Stories October 23
Lenovo already rolling out ‘Home View’ and other Google Home Hub features to its Smart Displays
Google confirmed a couple of weeks ago that the new features available on the Google Home Hub would be rolling out to all Assistant smart displays. No timeline was provided on that, but the Lenovo Smart Display (in both sizes) is already starting to roll out the functionality.