Google Assistant Comes to Android TV and More


At tonight’s opening CES keynote, NVIDIA was the first to announce that Google Assistant would be coming soon to Android TV. Now, Google has followed up that announcement with a blog post of its own that features more details, like the fact that Assistant will come to other platforms, including Android Wear and car infotainment systems. 

In the coming months, Android TV units running Marshmallow and Nougat will receive an update that includes the Google Assistant. As of today, Google says to expect not only the new NVIDIA SHIELD, but also AirTV Player, Sharp Aquos, Sony Bravia, Xiaomi Mi Box, and more.

What does having the Assistant mean for Android TV? Here are some of the things Google says you’ll be able to do:

So we’re talking about Google Assistant in front of your face, as you spend those evenings in front of the TV. It actually makes a heck of a lot of sense.

However, Google also said that with Android Wear 2.0 and other car infotainment systems, you’ll have Google Assistant access as well.

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