The broadened support roll out joins Google's bevy of new item declarations today, including Google Home Max, a vast keen home speaker meant to go up against Apple's HomePod and Sonos. Now, Google Home multi-user support is now rolling out to all countries on which the Home is being sold in. For those who have already set up Google voice assistant, the windows will take the user to the Assistant menu.
These new integrations will function best with Nest products. You might need to do a little setup, though. The rooms are what matter to Assistant, not your Nest camera names.More news: Solar power a clear leader, IEA report finds
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For example, customers will be able to use the Assistant to view footage from their Nest Cam on a television with a connected Chromecast, just by asking a Google Home speaker to play it. The concept is simple but very unique in its own way. A lot of the things Googled showed off aren't available yet, but this one is. Now we have some new details about how that connection will work, and it's clear that people will be able to get more out of integrating all of Google's smart home products together.
Google knows that going forward people would largely interact with the devices and phones via voice, therefore, bringing voice assistant on every device would serve them well. I should note, however, streaming is not working for me with Android TV devices. Have in mind that this feature can only locate Android devices at the moment since it uses Google Play Services and the Android Device Manager to ping your phone. How it will all work in practice, we'll have to wait and see. What's your favorite? Let us know!