While taking questions from audience members at Google I/O 2018, an engineer appeared to confirm that the changed placement of the clock on the Android P developer preview was due to the current onslaught of devices featuring a notch. In a demo shown by CEO Sundar Pichai at I/O 2018, Google Assistant also made a real call to a hair salon. the Assistant also had a back and forth conversation with an employee and ultimately it also booked an actual woman's haircut appointment in the time span requested by the user. It is uncertain how often Google will require their OEM partners to implement patches.
The company's digital concierge, known only as the Google Assistant, is getting new voices - including one based on that of musician John Legend - later this year. Owners of Google's own Pixel phones will get the updates most quickly. The Assistant has received a wide welcome from users thanks to its ability to handle more tasks. But the new features announced on Tuesday are aimed at everyone.
Google also introduced some new voice varieties for its virtual assistant. If an app launches in a standard portrait-oriented smartphone window, you can see more information displayed as you stretch the app's window, Google demonstrated in a talk at I/O.
Developers can now start using the Slice API of Android P and bring their app's vital things for their user instantly without ever opening that app and navigating to that specific option.
Google Assistant is one of the best virtual helpers on the market. This new feature uses the text to speech, deep learning, AI, and more.
In February, a group of former Apple, Facebook, and Google employees formed an anti-tech addiction coalition called the Center for Humane Technology. Now its time that it faces some competition from the similar devices running Google's software.
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