SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 7 — It ought to quickly be doable for Google Assistant to execute certain recurring commands with out having to say the well-known “Ok Google” or “Hey Google.” Google’s Pixel smartphones would be the first to supply this new service.
US tech media are reporting on a brand new function in Android 12 that will considerably enhance the person expertise of Google Assistant.
The concept is that certain common actions no longer want to be launched by the standard “OK Google” command. In concrete phrases, new, extra personalised shortcuts ought to seem on the backside of the smartphone display screen within the Google Assistant interface.
This new function may concern, for instance, stopping an alarm or a timer — quick commands pronounced shortly.
Eventually, many widespread commands resembling turning on the sunshine or taking part in music could possibly be immediately activated with out the tedious “Hey Google” when they’re recurring actions and Google Assistant chooses to spotlight them.
This form of enchancment of Google Assistant isn’t shocking, as a “Conversation” mode already permits customers to launch a collection of commands with out having to systematically repeat “OK Google” earlier than every of them.
For the second, Google has not made the hearsay of this function (code identify “Guacamole”) official.
It’s anticipated that this function may initially be obtainable solely on the brand new vary of Google Pixel 6 smartphones, earlier than being regularly prolonged to different producers.