Google fires another shot at Amazon with four new 'smart displays'


Google declared war against Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, at CES 2018, and the search giant just fired another shot in the direction of the world’s biggest online retailer.

Google announced in Las Vegas that it will be taking on Amazon with four new products that use the Google Assistant and — crucially — include a screen.

Dubbed “smart displays,” the new devices will respond to voice commands to the Google Assistant and will pull up relevant information for you on the screen, similar to the Amazon Echo Show.

For example, if you wanted to search for a YouTube video, you’d just say, “Hey, Google. Show me ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ on YouTube.” The device would then pull up the video and begin playing it. Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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