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Google-powered smart displays will support multi-room audio

Google is shifting its focus from a smorgasbord of new hardware to a slew of Assistant- and software- based features......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Google is reportedly building Assistant-powered smart display

After letting third-party hardware brands take a crack at building smart displays powered by Google Assistant, the search giant is said to be working on one with its own label on the tin this year, reports Nikkei Asian Review......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 17th, 2018

Apple HomePods will now pair in stereo — but you'll have to buy two

Through iOS 11.4, Apple adds two missing features to its HomePod smart speakers, stereo pairing and multi-room audio. But is.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 29th, 2018

Google brings continued conversation with Assistant to smart displays

Previously available on its smart speaker products.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2019

Google admits Android Things are only smart speakers & displays

When we first heard about Google's Android Things platform in 2016 (and even earlier when it was Project Brillo) the idea was that it could bring additional intelligent capabilities to all kinds of electronics. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 13th, 2019

Google Assistant’s interpreter mode is ready to translate

Last month, we had our first glimpse of Google Assistant's interpreter mode for smart displays and speakers. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

AUO, Innolux keen to tap lucrative PID market

Taiwan's LCD panel makers are revving up efforts to tap the lucrative market for public information displays (PIDs), which carry higher gross margins and are increasingly needed to support smart city and smart retail applications......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 10th, 2019

Google To Set Minimum System Requirements For Android TVs

Smart TVs are a huge thing right now. The vast majority of TV brands support Google’s Android software, while Samsung just announced at CES that it will sell a TV set with Apple’s iTunes built in. Now Google is reported [̷.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 10th, 2019

LG"s first Google Assistant-powered smart display is rolling out

Need another smart speaker to consider for your holiday gift-giving? The LG smart display we spotted at CES is finally ready to go on sale......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2018

Google Home updates may help you wind down at night

While Google has yet to launch its digital wellbeing features on Android phones, it's already thinking of how to bring them to the smart speaker in your living room. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 10th, 2018

Third-Party Integrations Will Expand Amazon and Google"s Smart Speaker Lead Over Apple

The list of high-end audio players integrating Alexa and Google Assistant grows every day......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 28th, 2018

Google is gaining major ground on Amazon in the smart speaker market (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL)

Since snagging an early lead in the smart speaker market with the Echo product lineup, Amazon has maintained its dominance through the second quarter of this year — but it has less breathing room than ever.  As this c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2018

Google Joins Forces With GN Hearing, Gains Competitive Edge

Alphabet's (GOOGL) Google introduces specification of audio streaming support for hearing aid users on android operating system. Alphabet’s GOOGL div.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytAug 20th, 2018

New Google smart display even better than Amazon Echo Show

Google's partners are now selling smart displays. CNBC's Todd Haselton reviews one of them, the Lenovo Smart Display......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 28th, 2018

Lenovo Starts Shipping Google Assistant-Powered Smart Display

Google’s answer to Amazon’s Echo Show is finally here: Lenovo starts shipping its Smart Display, which combines voice control with a screen for video viewing, to consumers this coming Friday. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 26th, 2018

A Google-powered Lenovo Smart Display tries to rival Amazon's Echo Show. It needs work

Lenovo and Google have an answer for the Echo Show. But they still.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 26th, 2018

Alphabet removes Nest CEO, says report

Nest Labs Chief Executive Marwan Fawaz has been removed from his post and the smart device unit of Google will be combined with Google's home and living room products team, according to a report in Cnet. Google and Nest are subsidiaries of Alph.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2018

Now Google Duo can stay signed in on more than one phone

The latest build of Google Duo revealed multi-device support was on the cards, and while the feature hasn't been officially announced, it is rolling out to users now, according to 9to5Google. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 4th, 2018

This new $399 Sonos soundbar has me interested in fancy speakers for the first time — but it may be too much for most people (AMZN, AAPL, GOOGL)

Sonos The Sonos Beam is the newest home theater soundbar to come on the smart speaker scene, and it's powered by Amazon's Alexa and, later, Apple's Siri. Sonos says that Google Assistant will also be come to the device later. The Sonos .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 6th, 2018

iOS 11.4 will add multi-room and stereo audio to the HomePod today

Apple will release iOS 11.4 today, which, with the inclusion of AirPlay 2, will bring more functionality to the HomePod......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2018

Google Celebrates Bach’s Birthday With Its First AI-Powered Doodle

Create your own Bach-inspired melody. Ever wanted to be a musician but didn't think you had any innate talent? In celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach's birthday, Google’s first-ever AI-powered Google Dood.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune2 hr. 29 min. ago