techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com June 26, 2019


Google Assistant Aims to Eradicate Language Barriers with Its New Interpreter Mode

09 January 2019, 05:54 | Casey Mitchell

CREDIT Courtesy of Sonos

CREDIT Courtesy of Sonos

In addition to a new set of Google Assistant devices from partners like Lenovo and Sonos, one of the most fascinating and helpful announcements coming out of CES is actually a new built-in feature called the interpreter mode.

During the debut of the Google Pixel 3 smartphone past year, the American tech giant also announced the Google Home Hub that attempts to deliver the same Assistant functionality but has a screen to display contextual information.

Trump Still Undecided On Declaring Emergency To Build Border Wall
President Trump called the situation on the southern border both a "humanitarian" and "national security" crisis . Under US Code, Trump could use funds "that have not been obligated" within the department's budget.

Although Android users will get the most out of Google Assistant's integration into Maps, it looks like Google is squarely targeting iOS users, in a bid to lure them away from Apple's own voice assistant Siri. For those who don't know, this is the same building where this year's biggest tech conference, CES 2019, will take place. Just ask Assistant to "take me home" and Google Maps will open from where you will be able to get Assistant to perform all of the above functionality. You can just say, "Hey Google, check in to my flight", Google will automatically retrieve your flight confirmation number from your mail and start the check-in process.

Google Assistant is winning the platform war when it comes to mobile phones but still has some catching up to do in the smart home market.

Donald Trump’s speech on U.S.-Mexico border wall funding
But the president added he wants to try to negotiate an end to the partial government shutdown that includes funding for the wall. The government shutdown has reached its 17th day, making it the third-longest shutdown in United States history.

As usual, though, you'll notice some differences in the Google Maps/Assistant experience depending on what kind of device you're using.

Google has been demoing the feature at the American show and is branding the function as a way to have conversation with people from other nationalities, even if you are not fluent in their spoken language.

Fiji Water Girl: 'I've been photobombing since I was a kid'
Cuthbert also thanks "water" saying: "If these celebs weren't so thirsty, I wouldn't have been able to serve the way that I did". The movie awards season hit top gear yesterday when the Golden Globes, the entree to the Oscars, were awarded in Beverly Hills.

You can check out all the new updates to Google Assistant here. Google says Interpreter Mode will work on normal Google Home speakers as well, but without the added benefit of a written translation. The feature will be rolling out in the next few weeks.



Other News

Trending Now

France to crack down on yellow vest protesters
Dettinger's former coach, Jacky Trompesauce, had urged the father of three to give himself up to police earlier on Monday. Another major demonstration has been called for Saturday, this time in Bourges, central France , instead of the capital.

Devil May Cry 5 Demo Pulled From Xbox One, But Will Return
And if you prefer Resident Evil 2 digitally, it's Rs. 3,380 for the Xbox One, Rs. 3,375 on PS4, and Rs. 2,999 for PC via Steam. He must survive the zombie hordes while finding a way out of the station.

Sarri accepts Fabregas departure, urges Hudson-Odoi to stay
He is very young, he has the future. "To stay here is better for him". "He played like a player of 25, 26 years, I think". I can start to consider him on the same level.

Lima Group Refuses to Recognize Maduro's New Term
Moreno denied that the case exposes divisions within the court, which has acted consistently in line with the government. The court's leadership recommended he be dismissed over the allegations, it said.

US, China trade negotiations positive as Beijing meetings continue
The Chinese side firmly opposes the relevant action by the U.S. side and urges the USA to immediately stop such provocations. Economists say that is too little time to resolve a laundry list of irritants in trade relations.

Flights grounded at London Heathrow after drone sighting
Heathrow served 78 million passengers in 2017, with 81 airlines flying to 204 destinations in 85 countries around the world . Exclusion zones are now one kilometre around airports and will be extended to five kilometres.

Trump's prime-time bid to end border wall impasse falls flat
Trump is assuming a wide variety of economic benefits will come from the agreement, but they can't be quantified or counted on. The study, which looked at the years 1990 through 2014, said states with bigger shares of such people have lower crime rates.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio guarantees comprehensive health care to all residents
The option will also provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants, said de Blasio, because they are still part of the community. It's going to save us money down the line'. "We're gonna work for those bigger changes", the mayor said.

Consulates in Melbourne and Canberra evacuated over 'suspicious package'
The developing situation comes just two days after a "suspicious" white powder was found at the Argentinian Consulate in Sydney . However the United States embassy in Canberra was not targeted with a package, a spokesperson said.

Rashida Tlaib: Only Sorry Calling Trump 'Motherf**ker' Became 'Distraction'
During the event for veterans, Tlaib discussed the partial shutdown's effect on government workers and the impact on her constituents.