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Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant developed by Google that is primarily available on mobile and smart home devices.wikipedia
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Pixel (smartphone)

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After a period of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, it began to be deployed on other Android devices in February 2017, including third-party smartphones and Android Wear (now Wear OS), and was released as a standalone app on the iOS operating system in May 2017.
At launch, the devices featured certain exclusive software features, including the 7.1 "Nougat" update to the Android operating system, integration with the Google Assistant intelligent personal assistant, live technical support services, and unlimited full-resolution Google Photos backup for the life of the device.

Virtual assistant

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Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant developed by Google that is primarily available on mobile and smart home devices.
Some virtual assistants are accessible via multiple methods, such as Google Assistant via chat on the Google Allo and Google Messages app and via voice on Google Home smart speakers.

Google Now

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Unlike the company's previous virtual assistant, Google Now, the Google Assistant can engage in two-way conversations.
At Google I/O 2016, Google showcased its new intelligent personal assistant Google Assistant, in some ways an evolution of Google Now.

Android (operating system)

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After a period of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, it began to be deployed on other Android devices in February 2017, including third-party smartphones and Android Wear (now Wear OS), and was released as a standalone app on the iOS operating system in May 2017.
Google introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones in October 2016, marketed as being the first phones made by Google, and exclusively featured certain software features, such as the Google Assistant, before wider rollout.

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Google Assistant is an artificial intelligence-powered virtual assistant developed by Google that is primarily available on mobile and smart home devices.

Android TV

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The Assistant is also integrated in Android Wear 2.0, and will be included in future versions of Android TV and Android Auto.
As a replacement for Google TV, it features a user interface designed around content discovery and voice search, surfacing content aggregated from various media apps and services, and integration with other recent Google technologies such as Assistant, Cast, and Knowledge Graph.

Google Allo

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Assistant initially debuted in May 2016 as part of Google's messaging app Allo, and its voice-activated speaker Google Home.
Allo is one of the apps that support Google Assistant, a virtual assistant that allows users to ask questions and receive answers in a two-way conversational nature.

Android Auto

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The Assistant is also integrated in Android Wear 2.0, and will be included in future versions of Android TV and Android Auto.
At CES 2018, Google confirmed that the Google Assistant would be coming to Android Auto later in the year.

Google Home

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Assistant initially debuted in May 2016 as part of Google's messaging app Allo, and its voice-activated speaker Google Home. Google Assistant was unveiled during Google's developer conference on May 18, 2016, as part of the unveiling of the Google Home smart speaker and new messaging app Allo; Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained that the Assistant was designed to be a conversational and two-way experience, and "an ambient experience that extends across devices".
The devices enable users to speak voice commands to interact with services through Google Assistant, the company's virtual assistant.

Actions on Google

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In December 2016, Google launched "Actions on Google", a developer platform for the Google Assistant.
Actions on Google is a development platform for the Google Assistant.

Pixel Buds

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Google Assistant later came to the Google Pixel Buds.
They have the Google Assistant built-in and support Google Translate.

Google Pixelbook

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In October 2017, the Google Pixelbook became the first laptop to include Google Assistant.
The device also features Google Assistant with a dedicated button.

Issa Rae

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On October 11, 2019, Google announced that Issa Rae had been added to Google Assistant as an optional voice, which could be enabled by the user by saying "Okay, Google, talk like Issa".
On October 11, 2019, Google announced that Rae would be an additional voice to the Google Assistant.

Google I/O

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Google Assistant was unveiled during Google's developer conference on May 18, 2016, as part of the unveiling of the Google Home smart speaker and new messaging app Allo; Google CEO Sundar Pichai explained that the Assistant was designed to be a conversational and two-way experience, and "an ambient experience that extends across devices". At the annual I/O developers conference on May 8, 2018, Google's SEO announced the addition of six new voice options for the Google Assistant, one of which being John Legend's.

Android Things

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These devices are based on Android Things and Google-developed software.
Google provides OEM implementations of Android Things designed for the production of Google Assistant-powered smart speakers and displays running one of two Qualcomm "Home Hub" systems-on-chip.

Bixby (virtual assistant)

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A while before the phone's release, the Bixby Button was reprogrammable and could be set to open other applications or assistants, such as Google Assistant.

Google Keep

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Google Assistant can maintain a shopping list; this was previously done within the notetaking service Google Keep, but the feature was moved to Google Express and the Google Home app in April 2017, resulting in a severe loss of functionality.
Google Assistant could previously maintain a shopping list within Google Keep.

Wear OS

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After a period of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, it began to be deployed on other Android devices in February 2017, including third-party smartphones and Android Wear (now Wear OS), and was released as a standalone app on the iOS operating system in May 2017. The Assistant is also integrated in Android Wear 2.0, and will be included in future versions of Android TV and Android Auto.
By pairing with mobile phones running Android version 4.4 or newer, or iOS version 9.3 or newer with limited support from Google's pairing application, Wear OS integrates Google Assistant technology and mobile notifications into a smartwatch form factor.

Amazon Alexa

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On September 25, 2019 Alexa and Google Assistant can help their users apply to jobs at McDonald's using voice recognition services.

John Legend

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At the annual I/O developers conference on May 8, 2018, Google's SEO announced the addition of six new voice options for the Google Assistant, one of which being John Legend's.
On May 8, 2018, Google chose Legend as one of the six new Google Assistant voices.

Google Nest

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It would retain its separate Palo Alto headquarters, but Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz would now report to Osterloh, and there were plans for tighter integration with Google platforms and software such as Google Assistant in future products.

Siri

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PC World 's Mark Hachman gave a favorable review of the Google Assistant, saying that it was a "step up on Cortana and Siri."
In June 2016, The Verges Sean O'Kane wrote about the then-upcoming major iOS 10 updates, with a headline stating "Siri's big upgrades won't matter if it can't understand its users": "What Apple didn't talk about was solving Siri's biggest, most basic flaws: it's still not very good at voice recognition, and when it gets it right, the results are often clunky. And these problems look even worse when you consider that Apple now has full-fledged competitors in this space: Amazon's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and Google's Assistant."

Voice user interface

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Google introduced the Google Assistant with Android 7.0 "Nougat".

Robocall

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In May 2018, Google revealed Duplex, an extension of the Google Assistant that allows it to carry out natural conversations by mimicking human voice, in a manner not dissimilar to robocalling.

Smart speaker

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At CES 2018, the first Assistant-powered smart displays (smart speakers with video screens) were announced, with the first one being released in July 2018.