Report: Google develops voice-assistant for the home




Google Inc. is working to develop an audio assistant for the home – like device posed by Amazon in 2014 and named “Amazon Eco” Amazon Echo , according to a report the transfer site “The Anforemcan” mail.

It seems that the search giant plans to provide a new way to gain access to its own search services. If true, reports that Google will be a competitor to the Amazon device, it means that it may be a piece connected wirelessly to the Internet contain microphones to receive voice commands and questions remotely, and loudspeakers. The service will rely on voice search “Google Now” Google Now the company offers smartphones that.

“Amazon Eco” can give information on the weather, news and music playback required by the user, and create shopping lists and add to, and allows the user to set the dates and alerts and can answer general questions by bringing answers from multiple sources such as “Wikipedia.”

While Amazon is seeking through the apparatus to attract users to rely more heavily on services paid, such as shopping and music, it is not clear how they plan Google to make a profit from the apparatus, but the company aims primarily to increase its user base and enter the field of the development of techniques for the home smart, which actually started entering since acquired Nest Company in 2014 compared to $ 3.2 billion , the company that operates on the sale of smart products for the home devices include temperature control and fire alarm connected to the Internet.


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