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Google Home will now be able to recognize users by voice

Google Home will now be able to recognize users by voice

Well, Google did what Google does - that is AI magic, if you were wondering - and has now brought Voice Match to the Google Home.

Google has added the male voice option for its assistant under the name "Voice II". So, if dad says "How's the traffic to work?", Home will recognize the user and analyze the traffic conditions to dad's work. Now any user with a phone that has the Google Assistant enabled can say things like: "OK Google, play Spotify" or "OK Google, play some dreampop on Spotify". This allows the home assistant to recognise individual voices; introducing multi-user support.

Additionally, the Google Home will also be sold in Japan coming soon, and Japanese owners will also be able to take advantage of features like multiple users, just like the above-named countries.

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Some time recently, Spotify voice commands were just accessible on Google Home, yet now similar capacities mean Google Assistant on your cell phone.

So far, voice commands for Spotify were only available on the Google Home, but soon enough the smart speaker will no longer hold exclusivity over the feature. You will also be able to record these home live streams using voice commands in your Google Home as well. Have in mind that this feature can only locate Android devices at the moment since it uses Google Play Services and the Android Device Manager to ping your phone. Allowing the home assistant to ring phones in the home. How it will all work in practice, we'll have to wait and see.


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