The new features are to be introduced during 2019, the company said, during its appearance at CES in Las Vegas.
The device - specifically engineered for automobiles - plugs into a 12V accessory port (cigarette lighter), allowing users to call upon Google Assistant without interacting with their phone. Say "Hey Google, be my French interpreter", to get real-time spoken or written translations to help you with local languages.
The updates, announced Tuesday, tick several boxes in the search giant's strategy for driving Google Assistant adoption.
Google Assistant can now help you check-in to your flight, and save and retrieve your boarding pass. If they plan to stay at a particular hotel or motel, they can book a room using Google Assistant. While Android users typically have the Assistant preloaded on their devices, it is going to be a bigger deal for iOS devices, which have a massive Maps install base.
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CES 2019 has come to an end.
US DTH broadcaster DISH has revealed that it's building the Google Assistant into its Hopper family of receivers. You can find all the new features below. Some of the new features announced would be really helpful for millions of people around the world.
Assistant Connect is set to increase the assistant's presence by building its features into more devices, although, in this case, the devices are created to connect to an existing Assistant device, rather than operating independently.
Everybody wants to flawless the real-time translation on their respective assistant. Google also promises to bring support for Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist. The device can manage your routines, wake you up with auto-adjusting brightness and animations, and control your smart home devices.
Google's virtual assistant now gets tied up to Google Maps, it will help you navigate in Google Maps. The new features include flight check-in, hotel bookings, and expanded locks screen access. There is no word on when either of the feature will be released for the global consumers.