Google’s Assistant, Assisting you personally
Google, a well versed one-stop destination to gain information about any subject, personality, place, space, or redirecting you to pages. Google does the work for you by instantly providing you with a plethora of websites to ponder upon. Since Google is for anyone and everyone, why not have a personal assistant that gives a personalized experience? Google Assistant is at your service, unveiled by debuting in Allo’s messaging app back on May’16.
A virtual personal assistant made by Google that engages in a two-way communication. Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google explains that the Assistant was designed to be a conversational and a two-way encounter, and “an ambient experience that extends across devices”. While making Assistant’s official debut with Allo, it wasn’t until the release of the Pixel, that one can witness Assistant being rolled out to all Android phones running on Marshmallow or Nougat.
Assistant being a virtual personal assistant was released as a standalone app on the iOS operating system in May and has further extended to support a large variety of devices, including cars and smart home appliances. The functionality of the Assistant can also be enhanced by third-party developers. With its flexibility, one can launch it in their smartphones and can be accessed by long pressing the Home Button. Even if you are logged into your Google account, but have yet to set up Google Assistant, you can start the process by launching it from the home screen for the first time.
Assistance is there to assist you with all sort of work be it chatting where the assistant by the medium of Real time mining, enables a revert for your query, books reservations and lets you monitor your schedule. The Google Assistant, in the nature and manner Google Now can search the Internet, schedule events and alarms, adjust hardware settings on the user’s device, and show information from the user’s Google account. Your Google Assistant will learn over time, working with your favorite services and home devices. Shuffle your chill playlist on your phone, stream videos with the very help of Assistant on Google Home.
It is believed that Assistant awaits its future in various versions of Android TV and Android Auto. Assistant marked its first entry in laptops by launching Google Pixelbook as its first laptop, inclusive of Assistant’s core features. In December 2017, Google rolls out that Assistant would be released for phones running Android Lollipop through an update to Google Play Services as well as tablets running 6.0 Marshmallow and 7.0 Nougat. Go set your personal assistance with Google’s uniquely designed Assistant.