Bang & Olufsen: 'we'll launch devices with Google Assistant this year'


If you look at Alexa, you can only control via Amazon Echo smart speakers. Along with these devices also a list "smart displays" were displayed. Ribas further says that for this year, Microsoft will make it easier for OEMs and developers to build for Cortana with the Cortana Devices SDK.

Vivo debuts first phone with in-display fingerprint scanner
One such product is the next-gen. biometric scanning technology developed by Synaptics and implemented on a Vivo smartphone. Chinese smartphone player, Vivo , showcased its first smartphone to feature in-display fingerprint scanning technology.

Google Assistant may have completely taken over the ongoing CES 2018 exhibition, powering not just a large number of "conventional" speakers and headphones unveiled in Las Vegas this week, but also a new trio of "smart displays". It has impressive stereo speakers of its own, tuned by Meridian Audio, but it stands out with an 8” touchscreen.

Toyota, Mazda to make plant announcement at 3 pm
Workers at the plant are expected to build 300,000 vehicles per year and produce the Toyota Corolla compact auto starting in 2021. It produces most of the cars and trucks it sells in the those USA plants and exports some of those cars to other markets.

You can use Google Assistant to show you directions from Google Maps, do video calling on Google Duo, listen to music and check out your daily schedule. The on-screen display can let you know if a home security camera detects motion, or when a smart lock is unlocked (if the camera or lock are compatible with IFTTT).

New IKEA furniture ad gives pregnant women license to pee
The oddball offer will appear in women's magazines and comes with the strap line, "Peeing on this ad may change your life". They're trying to attract wannabe parents with a new advert that doubles up as a pregnancy test .

"We're pleased to be working with the Google Assistant to offer our customers the ability to control Hopper's video experiences through the Assistant on speakers and phones", said Niraj Desai, DISH vice president of product management. "Commissioning studies like THE SMART AUDIO REPORT allows us to stay ahead of the curve, meaningfully connect with listeners, and continue finding ways to create a more informed public". The company announced the new integration today, though it isn't yet available; Dish expects the feature to be available "in the coming months".