Google Is Blitzing CES With A Literal Rollercoaster Of Google Assistant Tech

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While we haven't seen exactly how Dish plans to integrate the Assistant into its receivers, the company does say that it'll provide visual feedback as well as audio responses, which means you can do things like have it show your Google Photos on your TV.

In an elaborate exhibit at CES, complete with a Disneyland-style ride, the firm showed off a slew of impressive new functions for Google Assistant, including Interpreter Mode to translate dozens of languages in real-time, and integration with its Maps app.

Google Assistant can now act as an interpreter. What better time, then, for Google to announce a slew of shiny new features for the increasingly (artificially) intelligent helper? Google says that support for more partners will come soon.

Real-time machine-assisted translated conversations are becoming increasingly popular, though options are still limited.

You'll need to go into your phone's settings to turn on the ability to use the Assistant from your lock screen.

The feature would be introduced to more devices and even smartphones in the future.

Also, the Assistant will also intuitively notify you when the flight is ready for check-in.

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Interpreter Mode should be rolling out sometime in the next few weeks.

Google Assistant Connect will allow Google to put its Assistant on the next generation of smart home devices.

These include Dish's "Hopper" receivers, vehicle adapters from Anker and JBL, connected TVs from Samsung, and a smart display from KitchenAid. Designed for use in the kitchen (obviously) Kitchen Aid's new smart display offers an IPX-5 water resistance rating and integration with Yummly meal planning and guided cooking.

Additionally, Anker and JBL are building auto accessories with Google Assistant support. Existing Wi-Fi-connected speakers will be issued a software update enabling them to be recognized by the Assistant, so you can tell your Google Home Mini to play music in the living room.

This is not all, Assistant can now also book hotels for you.

If users have an event on their calendar, the Smart Clock will also display alerts reminding users what they have going on that day. Hotel bookings are also limited to just United States right now.

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