Google Assistant To Appear On TV’s & Vehicles

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1it enterpriseGoogle seems to have plans to add its smart voice-activated personal assistant on smartwatches and car informant systems and Android TV’s as well. The technology can be found starting with the NVidia Shield, on Android TVs in the U.S. running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or Android 7.0 Nougat in the upcoming months.SaschaPrueter, director of Android TV at Google and GummiHafsteinsson, product lead for Google Assistant, wrote in a post on Thursday that some of the devices anticipatedshipping with Google Assistant are the Sharp Aquos,AirTV Player,XiaomiMi Box andSony Bravia. In car informant system powered by Android and Smartwatch, running Android wear 2.0 will also be experiencing the Assistant service soon. Google Assistant is nowoffered on Pixel smartphones, Google Home and the Allo smart messaging app.

 

Users will be able to ask Google Assistant to search and discover items to play, answer some questions and even alter the light intensity as part of a forthcoming update on supported TVs and set-top boxes powered by Android TV. Google joined forces with Mercedes-Benz last month to let users communicate with and control their cars from their homes, using Google Assistant on Google Home.