Tell the Google Assistant to book a table for four at 6:00 pm, it tends to the phone call in a human-sounding voice complete with "ums" and "likes", and sends you a message with the details. It uses DeepMind's new WaveNet audio-generation technique and other advances in natural language processing to make it sound more humanlike, The Verge reports. At I/O 2018, the company announced support for Digital Subscriptions through the Google Assistant's voice apps, 'Actions'.
Pichai played a recording of the Google Assistant independently calling a hair salon and a restaurant to make bookings - interacting with staff who evidently didn't realize they were dealing with artificial intelligence software, rather than a real customer. Google Assistant also received some new features as well as lots of upgrades that somewhat affirms that it is geared to take Alexa head on. The Google Assistant works with more than 5,000 smart devices across hundreds of popular brands making it easier to control smart speakers and other devices connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.
Google is known to introduce its new Android versions for users at the Google I/O. With the new features, Google Assistant can be a real assistant very soon. Google will be focusing on a few specific scenarios initially, before expanding it further.
While in Android Oreo the clock is on the right side of the screen, in the Android P developer preview the clock is on the left.
And finally, actions can now be part of your custom routines and even suggest you add them after you're finished with whatever you asked them to do.
Now, the battery will utilize machine learning to acclimatize to how you utilize applications so as to save energy and have what Android vice president of engineering, Dave Burke, describes a more "consistent" battery experience. With newer, more powerful exploits being developed daily, security is of the utmost importance and we're glad to see that Google is finally doing something about it. If there was one theme underlying most of Google's keynote, it was that AI and ML advancements from the company were going to drive most of its products from Android or the self-driven Waymo auto. The service will now also include a new "full coverage" feature.
Google also rolled out a new version of its Google News at the I/O 2018. Rather it could aid doctors and make healthcare more efficient in the future.
The spanking new feature-that will be rolled out later this year for the public-was divulged at the annual I/O conference of the tech company on May 8. So the feature is fully available in the Android P Beta.