Big changes coming to Google Assistant

Google has announced that a number of new features for its Google Assistant will launch in 2018.

The company showcased the new features for its digital assistant at its I/O event in California.

Google announced that six new voices would be available for Assistant thanks to breakthrough WaveNet technology from its DeepMind team.

The company has also enlisted the voice of singer John Legend as an Assistant option for certain contexts.

Global support for Google Assistant is also expanding, and the digital assistant will be available in 30 languages and 80 countries before the end of the year.

Conversation

Google Assistant will soon support the ability to have a natural conversation, meaning you will no longer need to begin every query with “Hey Google” – as long as your next query follows from your previous one.

This conversation feature will roll out in the coming weeks.

The company has also

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