Google Home Learns 30+ New Actions Including Playing Blackjack And Ordering Pizza
Google Home will have more to talk about thanks to 34 new services.
Google Home got support for Netflix just a day ago while Google Photos was included recently. In the near future, Google Assistant will be in cars, particularly in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. This will be previewed in the upcoming CES 2017, according to VentureBeat.
Today, it is introducing more than 30 new 'conversation actions' tackling different fields including medicine (WebMD), recipes (Food Network), travel (Lonely Planet), tech (Product Hunt), games (Blackjack, Akinator), news (CNBC, HuffPost), movies (And Chill), books (Itcher), meditation (Headspace), cocktails (Tender), and pizzas (Domino's).
Here is a complete list of all the new actions of Google Home:
Akinator the Genie
ELLE Horoscopes by The Astro Twins
FitStar Personal Trainer
The Huffington Post
The Wall Street Journal
The voice-activated smart speaker first arrived in October and was poised to rival Amazon's own smart speaker, the Echo, and other smart speakers and digital assistants.
When going up against the Amazon Echo and Alexa, Google Home falls a bit short. But that is mainly because Alexa already has thousands of skills or capabilities. Google recently announced that third-party developers may create 'conversation actions' through the 'Actions on Google" platform. PC World believes this move y the company means "Google Home will quickly become the intelligent home aid we want it to be".
Google Assistant product lead, Jason Douglas relayed that, "Conversation Actions from early access partners will begin rolling out over the coming weeks - starting today."
Douglas added that the company is "excited to see what developers build".
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