Google has released version 1.0 of their augmented reality SDK, ARCore and some updates coming to Google Lens.
LG has announced that at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, that they’ll be introducing the first part in their suite of AI technologies.
Google has announced that they’ll be merging the Nest team along with the Google Hardware team as one overall team.
Google wants to put the Assistant everywhere, everything from smartphones & watches to speakers, TVs and even cars. This is, so they can compete with Amazon and their takeover with Alexa. Google is also partnering up with companies to make devices with the Google Assistant built-in rather than making their own branded ones, one of which is the TicHome Mini which is by Mobvoi.
Nvidia has announced some features for the Google Assistant on their Shield TV.
LG has officially revealed their upcoming Smart Display with the LG ThinqQ WK9.
Kohler, the company known mostly for kitchen and bath products is now getting into the smart home game with their Kohler Konnect platform.
Lenovo has announced that they’re teaming up with Google to create the Lenovo Smart Display, which has the Google Assistant built-in.
Google has announced what’s to come this year from the Google Assistant, the biggest being that it’ll be coming to smart displays (a la Echo Show) and more.
It seems like Google’s Home device have been selling like hotcakes, the company gave some stats about how many they’ve sold since October.