Back at I/O 2018, Google had announced something called Duplex, which would eventually allow users to use the Assistant to call businesses to set appointments or reservations without calling them yourself.
Google has launched a dedicated podcasts app for Android, simply called Google Podcasts.
Google has announced that their Home Max will be making its way to Canada on May 16th.
Google made a few announcements at their I/O 2018 keynote about Android, VR/AR, YouTube, Google Assistant and more.
JBL and Google have announced a new soundbar that has the Google Assistant built-in, so you can control your smart devices but also play movies and music.
Volvo has announced a partnership with Google to bring the Google Assistant, the Google Play Store, Google maps and other Google services to their next-generation version of their Sensus infotainment system which is based on Android.
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.