New Website for Google Assistant Shows Off All Available Actions and Services


Google has finally given us a proper Google Assistant directory on the web, one that allows for an easier discovery experience over all that the Assistant can do.

Google's Android Auto interface for cars has quite a reach, and works very well, but it's about to get a lot better with Google Assistant being pushed out to head units in the USA this week. "It's been an exciting year to see the platform expand to new languages and devices and to see what [third-party developers have] created".

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Google also tipped Assistant on more headphones, including ones from Jaybird, JBL, LG, and Sony. These actions can span a range of wide capabilities from language translation to online purchasing to games for kids and much more. There's also "What's New" and "What's Trending" categories to help discover some of Assistant's more popular actions.

When Google debuted the Assistant at I/O in 2016, it was this tiny little feature inside a little-used messaging app called Allo. Either way, Google Assistant was a big deal. The Assistant now works with over 225 home control brands and more than 1,500 devices, including a bunch of new ones from Abode, Crestron, Gourmia, Insteon, Kohler and Yonomi. Starting this week in the US, the Assistant is coming to Android Auto. And soon, you'll be able to reserve a parking space with SpotHero or order your favorite handcrafted drink or food from Starbucks-all from the road.

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Since the Assistant can do so many things, we're introducing a new way to talk about them. However, Google announced that this feature will be coming to coming to cars from Kia and Fiat Chrysler. So finding photos with Google Photos would be one Action while meditating with Headspace would be another. They have also re-done the version on our phones too.

But by the time it expanded to Pixel phones and the Google Home speaker later that year, we knew that this wasn't some fly-by-night project the company would later abandon, but a line-in-the-sand statement on the future of computing. If last year's CES was the year of Alexa, Google Assistant is dominating the conversation in 2018.

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