Google Assistant to get six new voices

Google Assistant to get six new voices

Google Assistant to get six new voices

The company's digital concierge, known only as the Google Assistant, is getting new voices - including one based on that of musician John Legend - later this year. This feature is something the company is calling Google Duplex - a virtual assistant that was able to speak to a human working in a hair salon without any issue.

This new version of the Assistant is built on a tech machine learning technology called Wavenet, which the company started building out some 18 months ago. Users will be able to have a natural back-and-forth conversation with the Google Assistant without repeating "Hey Google" for each follow-up request.

The new feature lets Google Play users instantly play select titles direct from the digital marketplace, meaning players can jump into the action without having to wait on a lengthy download.

The new powerful Assistant can now distinguish between two sentences that are joined by "and" and can reply with two different query-specific answers in one go.

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It was nearly impossible to tell the Google Assistant from the human salon worker, demonstrating just how blurred the lines between human and AI have become. You can accept the completion by hitting the tab key.

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Offloading tasks to virtual assistants to manage photos, emails and schedules is part of the companies' remedy for decreasing screen time.

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With these features, the competition in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered assistants space seemed to have intensified.

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