Google Assistant gets a new home: Kia cars


The voice-activated home assistant revolution has arrived — and it’s moving into cars. 

On Monday, the South Korean auto manufacturer Kia announced at the 2018 CES tech conference that the Google Assistant has been introduced into their vehicles’ infotainment systems, specifically for the Niro Plug-In, Soul EV, Optima Plug-In, and K900. 

Kia’s current system, which it calls UVO, allows users to do simple, but somewhat helpful things like checking a vehicle’s charging status remotely from a phone or linking Apple’s hands-free texting to the system.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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