Google's Update for Google Home Lets it Double up as an Intercom

Google Home broadcast turns the Assistant into a PA

Today, this feature is rolling out to Google Assistant in specific countries like Australia, the US, UK, and Canada.

Users can now use Google Assistant on their iPhone or Google Home (or Home Mini) speaker to control ecobee, by saying something like "Ok Google, make my home warmer", to activate their ecobee3 lite, ecobee3 and ecobee4 smart thermostats.

The service can be activated by the use of a simple voice command, "Ok Google, broadcast", which is to be followed by the announcement the user wants to make.

Earlier this month, Google rolled out an update for Assistant that now allows it to identify songs playing around you. This smart device help you to perform many house chores.

Users in the United States can even change Google Assistants voice from female to male. You will also need to be signed into the same Google Account on your smartphone and on the Google Home device (s).

A new Google Assistant broadcast update has arrived on the Google Home, which makes the objective of a home device as it should be. You can broadcast custom messages, or have the Assistant announce automated "playful messages" and sounds. So if you chose the route of Google vs Alexa, you are no longer missing out on this option, and can start taking advantage of it right now. In other words, the NVIDIA Spot just relays information to you wherever it's plugged.

All you have to do is say, "Ok Google, broadcast it's time for school" and then all the speakers and phones will hear that message (well, provided they're already awake of course). Users belonging to the countries of Australia, U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom can make the most of this feature. The iPhone X, Apple's most recent flagship, includes Face ID, a feature that is expected to be incorporated into all of the company's 2018 iPhones.

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