Google Assistant might be pretty much a standard option for Android phones, but Google found another way to extend its reach. Interpreter Mode - which will roll out over the next few weeks on Google Home devices and Smart Displays - users can ask the Assistant for help conversing in dozens of languages.
There was a lot announced over the past week at CES 2019, and we've rounded up all of the best news from CES down below.
There was also the announcement that Sonos has Google Assistant working on the One and the Beam, and it is now in beta.
The Google Assistant will also soon be compatible with auto accessories that let you control your car's music or diagnostics simply by plugging a device into a socket-keep yours eyes on Anker and JBL.
Google LLC made its presence known at the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas this week, introducing a slew of new capabilities and integrations for its voice assistant. The company lets outside developers extend Google Assistant's capabilities and works with hardware makers to integrate the service into their devices.
Facility's CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth
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The Google Assistant Connect platform was just one of a slew of Google Assistant announcements at CES, which is also showcasing artificial intelligence in a number of other fields, including navigation and safety features for cars and improving TV video quality.
At this year's CES 2019, one of Google's big reveals had to do with Google Assistant being on 1 billion devices. For example, you can say "Hey Google, take me home", to open Google Maps and get directions for your commute.
Users can also book rooms with partners like Expedia and Travelclick.
The new interpretation tool will launch when users say phrases such as "Hey Google, be my French interpreter", and will give real time spoken and written translation to aid conversation, Google says. The main aim of the Interpreter mode is not just to translate but also to encourage people to converse with others who do not speak the same language without the awkwardness.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 launched in China; prices start Rs 10,000
Initially introduced in Blue, Twilight Gold and Black, the Redmi Note 7 start from CNY999, but this is for the 3/32 GB variant. Today, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 6 received a permanent price cut for both its 3GB RAM and 32GB storage & 4GB RAM and 64GB models .
Actor Craig McLachlan reportedly charged with sex offences
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