Google Assistant Smart Displays For Viewing, Not Just Listening

Jul 30, 2018 - 7:51 am 5 by
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Google Assistant Smart Display

Last week, Google announced the highly anticipated smart display support for the Google Assistant. Basically Google Home devices that show you the answer, in addition to speak to you with the answer. Google said they are now launching "smart Displays, a new category of devices for the smart home that brings the Google Assistant to an interactive screen for a richer visual experience."

So asking Google for the weather, will show you a nice overview of the upcoming weather. Asking it for traffic, will show you on a map the traffic. You can see your calendar, watch YouTube videos, listen to Podcasts, do video calls, find recipes, see photos, control your smart home and so much more.

Google also introduced ways for developers to build and design for the Google Assistant on a smart display. Google has new rich responses optimized for a smart display. These let developers implement "basic cards, lists, tables, carousels and suggestion chips, which give you an array of visual interactions for your Action, with more visual components coming soon. In addition, developers can also create custom themes to more deeply customize your Action's look and feel."

You can learn more over here as a developer.

Lenovo Smart Display is available in two display sizes and colors: the 8-inch HD version for $199.99 and the 10-inch Full-HD version for $249.99, and they both come with a full-range 10 watt speaker for loud and clear audio. You can buy them at Walmart, BestBuy.com, Amazon.com, Costco.com, SamsClub.com, Lenovo.com and other stores.

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