Google announces tons of new features for Google Assistant

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The company revealed today that it plans to bring Google Assistant to its smart speakers later this year. The interpreter mode, as the company explains, will help users to have a conversation in dozens of languages. With the new features coming into play which helps you perform tasks like check-in for a flight, reaching a hotel, and many more, Google Assistant gets a lot more powerful.

The company will be piloting this special feature at the concierge desk in Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco and at Dream Downtown in New York City, so if you are in any of these cities, you can stop by these location to use the feature first hand. This would enable Google's virtual assistant to serve as a real-time language translator between two people. It comes with support for smart home devices and it will be available for $79 (Rs 5,600 approximately) starting this spring.

Google pointed out that its Assistant works with over 1,600 home automation brands and over 10,000 devices.

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Foreign allies, US lawmakers, and even Trump's top military and diplomatic officials were stunned and searching for answers. Bolton said the withdrawal from Syria would not involve setting a target date, as he said Barack Obama did in Afghanistan.

"By bringing the best of Google services and AI to the Assistant, we're focussed on building the most helpful digital assistant when you're at home, in your auto, or on the go", said the company in its blog. In order to enable the so-called " Pixel lockscreen Assistant" feature, you'll have to opt-in through the phone's settings. Google Assistant will soon let you do checks-in to your flight, save and retrieve your boarding pass. In the next few weeks, all Android devices will benefit from this specific feature that was available to a limited number of users. What digital assistant you prefer the most and why?

According to a January 8th, 2019 Google media release, Google Assistant will soon be able to respond to queries "even when your Android phone is locked".

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