“Ok Google! Turn down the lights and make me a sandwich!” — Isn’t this something you’ve been waiting to shout into the depths of your home? Of course it is, except for maybe the sandwich part.
My friends, the time is here. Meet Google Home.
We’ve seen and heard the fuss that Amazon’s Echo has made in the digital assistant and smart home world, but it’s time for our friend Google to try it’s hand at it with Google Home, powered by Google Assistant. That’s right, Google Now and search have been prepping us for this moment and it’s here. How? Your voice searches are saved (you didn’t know?) and are used intelligently (not shared) by Google to help power it’s natural language platform that will allow for the Assistant to communicate with you and understand you better. Doing so simply makes it easier to get the information you need faster based off of the questions you ask.
Google Home will additionally serve as a central automation hub for your home, which will further propel you into the internet of things (IoT). The device is slated to work with Chromecast, Nest and Philips Hue with certainly more to come. What does this mean? While using the Google Home as your hub with you other devices, this will unlock a range of capabilities that will make controlling each of them that much simpler.
The design of the device is simply beautiful and blends in seamlessly with your interior decor. In the housing are far-field microphone that will help to decipher your voice, in addition to a hi-fi speaker that is designed to deliver crystal-clear highs and rich bass. On top, there are touch controls that gives the user full control of the device complete with a microphone mute button on the back.
Did I mention that Google Home is hands-free?
Bottom line: This is what has taken Google 18 years to design, build and create for us. The future is now and the internet, a recipe, the weather, your to-do list are all literally one keyword away. Pre-Order yours today, here.