Google Assistant comes to vacuum cleaners and washing machines
Today, Google announced in their blog about the partnership with the new appliance manufacturers. The first major will be LG.
In the framework of the IFA—international exhibition of consumer electronics company from mountain view spoke about the new integration of Google voice assistant Assistant consumer electronics. The first major partner will be the South Korean LG. Users will be able to control vacuum cleaners, washing machines, tumble dryers, speakers and even fridges. Among other partners of the network equipment producer TP-Link, Netatmo weather stations and systems smart home Wemo.
Prior to that Assistant supported the Nest thermostats and was allowed to control the Philips Hue lamps. The expansion of devices that are compatible with the ecosystem Google is a strong blow to Apple’s HomeKit, which can not yet boast a variety. So the announcement says a senior leader of the team Google Assistant abi Taneja:
From the beginning, we wanted to enable you to manage any device in the house using Google Assistant for your iPhone, Android or Google Home. This week Assistant will be available on more devices.
Google promised that the assistant will be embedded in the smart column Zolo Mojo from Anker, TicHome Mini production Mobvoi and Panasonic GA10. But when will support the Russian language is still unknown.