You can now use Google Assistant as an intercom in your home

15 November, 2017, 00:37 | Author: Devin Moran
  • You can now use Google Assistant as an intercom in your home

Broadcast is now rolling out to Assistant-enabled devices in English language in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK. The new update will allow you to broadcast a message between your phone and Google Home speaker, or on multiple speakers in the house.

Beginning on Tuesday, people will be able to broadcast their voice through Google Assistant on their smartphones or voice-activated Google Assistant-enabled speakers such as Google Home. Will you be using this feature? IN the meantime, we can also expect additional features to get rolled out as hinted by Google in its announcement last month.

All devices must be signed onto the same Wi-Fi network, and at least one member of the household has to be signed in to each of the Google Home speakers. Google adds that the feature will roll out to other languages soon. All you have to do is say, "Ok Google, broadcast _" and the job will be done. This will transmit the message to the user on their Google Home. Now the time has finally arrived when one can use this technology. After that, it'll play on every other speaker that's linked to the same Google account. Just say, "Ok Google, broadcast I'm on my way home".


However Google announced one of the most interesting feature few days back: Google Home Broadcast Works as an Intercom System at Home. In other words, the NVIDIA Spot just relays information to you wherever it's plugged.

Broadcasting starts rolling out today to the Assistant on phones and speakers set to English language in the U.S., Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, with more languages coming soon. The company's mission is to create smarter devices that are beautifully designed, easy to use and provide savings for families, while being good for our planet - most recently realized with its next-generation smart thermostat, ecobee4.

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