Google Assistant is about to get way better for frequent travelers

Laverne Mann
January 12, 2019

The news was part of a slew of Google Assistant-related updates made by Google as part of the company's CES 2019 announcements.

Samsung will add support for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa but you need an external device such as an Amazon Echo og Google Home. For the time being, it's only available on the Google Home Hub and third-party smart displays.

In an elaborate exhibit at CES, complete with a Disneyland-style ride, the firm showed off a slew of impressive new functions for Google Assistant, including Interpreter Mode to translate dozens of languages in real-time, and integration with its Maps app. This feature will make driving safer. The company is making Google Assistant available inside the Android and iOS versions of Google Maps to let consumers do more during their commutes.

When booking a room, Google Assistant can also take care of that task thanks to its integration with Choice Hotels, AccorHotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline, Expedia, Mirai and Travelclick. Currently, this feature is currently live in the USA on both Android and iOS.

KitchenAid Smart Display: Google, partnered with Whirpool, to preview a smart display for kitchens at CES 2019. Perhaps more importantly, though, it will introduce millions of Google Maps users on iPhone to the offering.

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Google Assistant is coming to a range of new devices, including Instant Pot's Smart WiFi Programmable Pressure Cooker, Sub Zero's refrigerator and wine store, Wolf E-Series and M-Series ovens, Cove dishwashers and the U by Moen shower.

Just a day after announcing that Google Assistant is nearly on a billion devices, Google is launching a new toolkit for developers that will help it get Assistant on more devices.

Everybody wants to ideal the real-time translation on their respective assistant. With Google Assistant, you can ask Google to perform HumX actions, like locate a vehicle, access trip history, set a speed alert, and get a vehicle's fuel status.

"Our customers love the convenience of voice control, so we're expanding functionality to make it even more powerful", said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management. The Assistant also tracks the traveler's itinerary through applications such as Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist.

By using Google Assistant on your phone, you can get restaurant recommendations, turn off alarms and schedule reminders, without having to unlock the handset.

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