Samsung's 2019 TVs to Support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Jan 09, 2019, 01:45
Samsung's 2019 TVs to Support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

Regardless, even if the number of real Assistant users is proportionally small, it's very likely that it has grown significantly throughout 2018; particularly during the holidays.

Google's also making changes to how Google Assistant handles messaging.

According to Sonos, it is testing out Google Assistant integration into its One and Beam smart speakers in a beta program. The clock features capabilities that fall somewhere between a Google Home and a smart display. On Android, Assistant will work with SMS, WhatsApp, Messenger, Hangouts, Viber, Telegram, Android Messages and others, though Google cautions that functionality will vary by service. Were it not for those Android phones and tablets, the number of devices compatible with Google Assistant would be much lower. But Google isn't giving up the fight for domination in the virtual assistant market, with some reports suggesting that Google had already won. This total includes all devices that have Alexa built-in, and Amazon has opted not to reveal individual device sale data.

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Manuel Bronstein, VP of Google Assistant, during an interview where he expressed Google's interest in tackling lower-end cell phones.

LG smart TVs will let you run both Amazon routines and Google Assistant commands in one set, letting you get the best of both smart ecosystems without having to commit to just one. "From day one, we've built the Assistant with one goal in mind: to help you get things done". Google is working to integrate similar e-commerce features into Assistant.

Google has made a splash with their own take on the Assistant smart display but now we're seeing more OEMs take hold of the form-factor and that has lead to some interesting new devices.

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No matter how you look at it, it's going to be a good year for connected devices.

The move comes on the back of Samsung successfully inking a deal with Apple that will see a new iTunes app and AirPlay support come to the company's smart TVs.

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