The robust ecosystem of smart home appliances by Google ranging from Google Home, Chromecasts to Nest gadgets is gaining all the momentum in recent years. If you’re wondering what they are and where to use them here, we will guide you all with all its basics.
What Is Google Home?
In 2016, the Google Home speaker launched as a voice-powered smart speaker that gained a lot of limelight. With this device, users could play music, set timers, and control their whole home – that is what now called smart home. Its outward look is much the same since its launch, though Google brought a new revolution by implementing the Google Assistant AI system. This AI system has the potential to identify multiple voices and customize responses as per your personal data along with more smart home integration.
What Can Google Smart Home Assistant Do?
Google Assistant will help the users in the following ways:
- Control your gadgets installed in homes from anywhere and anytime.
- Search and provide all information available online, ranging from locations, climate, and news to restaurant table reservations.
- Control your music system
- Run clocks and security system
- Make appointments, send notifications, and messages
- Open applications on your mobiles
- Operates the lighting system and other smart appliances available to install in smart homes
Which Gadgets Support Google Assistant?
Initially, Google Assistant released on Google Pixel phones along with the Google Home. However, nowadays, it is accessible to pretty much all Android gadgets available in the market. It includes Wear OS gadgets, Android TV, and Nvidia Shield and in certain vehicle devices.
Google Assistant is supportive of Google Home speakers, but on the other hand, you can use it on other smart speakers as well, such as Sony, Sonos, LG, and Panasonic manufacturers. The usage and installation are fundamentally the same as Amazon’s Alexa.
Best Application Of Google Home
Control Your Home
You can virtually do anything in your house with Google Assistant such as dim the lights, turn on a TV, play the movie, change the temperature, or even turn off the microwave. Google Assistant can control over 1,000 smart home products from a myriad of brands, namely Whirlpool, LG, and Nest. Moreover, it follows a lot of commands very well, so you will not be repeating the question many times.
Operate Your Smartphones
In 2017, Google extended its Google Assistant system even further so that it would be easily accessible on almost every smartphone in the hands of different people. Thus, the initiative made Google Assistant compatible with most Android devices. In fact, the gadgets that operate on other AI frameworks, for example, Samsung’s Bixby, likewise started offering Google Assistant service. Google Assistant is additionally accessible on the iPhone, though it has a few restrictions on it.
Thus, Google Assistant can now also helps users to explore Google Maps on both Android and iOS gadgets. Further, it works well with numerous messaging applications, such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Hangouts, Viber, Telegram, Android Messages, and much more. So, managing your daily communication needs is also no more trouble now.