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CES 2019 Google Smart Voice Assistant will continue to lead the way and introduce new features

  On January 9th at CES 2019, this year's CES show Google Voice Assistant will still be the leader, and it is expected that from small smart home appliances to self-driving cars, you can see the show. Google has created a large booth to showcase the Google Assistant software. At the Las Vegas Convention Center to the city train, you can see the words "Hey Google" everywhere.


One of the highlights of the Google CES booth is the Lenovo Smart Alarm Clock with integrated Assistant. This is a 4-inch touchscreen smart display for learning everyday activities and providing users with alert suggestions. The KitchenAid smart display is also equipped with the Assistant, a 10-inch display that provides cooking recipes from Yummly and helps users control smart devices in their home.


Google Assistant Smart Voice Assistant, which can be used on Android phones, iPhones, Google Home smart speakers, and other smart home devices. Google highlights the new features introduced by Google Assistant Voice Assistant and its integration with third-party products.

Google shows the automatic translation feature through a smart display speaker, and the speaker automatically acts as a translator. You can still use Google Assistant while your Android phone is locked, and you can also use your iPhone or Android phone to pick up your boarding pass. Google Assistant also has other new skills, such as replying to messages in your tone or looking for your notes. The number of devices for Google Assistant Services is expected to exceed 1 billion units by the end of the month, and "support" devices will exceed the 100 million devices claimed by Alexa.


At the same time, Google also mentioned Assistant Connect, a set of features that Google Assistant offers to third-party developers. Its third-party integrators include Samsung, Lenovo, Philips and many other brands. Manuel Brownstein, vice president of Google Assistant products, said Google wants to create a complete ecosystem similar to Android for Assistant.

Google also announced that it will bring its virtual assistants to more device types, including Google Assistant Connect. The new platform will allow device manufacturers to integrate assistants into their low-cost hardware, including, for example, electronic ink displays that display weather or calendar information. Google did not provide more details about the platform, but it promised to share more details later in 2019.

According to Canalys, the market share of Google's smart speakers in November 2018 was 29.8%. This year's CES show is more important to Google than ever, because it's a good time for Google to bring devices to consumers. After all, Google's competitors Amazon, Apple and Samsung will be present at CES, and Google can't lose its chance.

In terms of language, Google plans to release interpreter mode to Google Home devices and smart displays in the coming weeks. It allows people to get real-time translation assistance at foreign hotels, for example, in dozens of languages. New features will be piloted at many hotel concierge desks in the coming days. The new translator seems to be the best of the software features. Google Home Hub is a new automatic translation feature that will be tested at the hotel. Google has previously tried to auto-translate through its wireless Bluetooth headset Pixel Buds, but this application seems to make more sense in Home Hub. It runs more naturally and the user's operation is smoother.

Google has also added several new features to Android and Apple's Assistant app, including the ability to check in for United Airlines domestic flights, and later to pick up boarding passes.

This year, Google promoted close interaction between smart phone assistants, including Samsung, Lenovo and McAfee, and looked forward to Google's follow-up performance.