Starting on Nov. 4, Google's physical invasion of the home begins when consumers start installing Google Home, the company's Amazon Echo rival.
Google Home builds on what the Echo started and piles on Google Search, Google Cast, Google Assistant and many more of the company's services (plus the data it has collected about you) to create an even more personalized, automated and voice-controlled experience.
Google's hardware event is designed to get tech buyers on board with the search giant as a hardware vendor and creating an experience that personalizes the company's machine learning efforts.
Voice assistants have started to gain traction thanks to the success of products like Google Now and Siri, but now Amazon is joining the fray with a completely different approach of its own, the Amazon Echo. Instead of being locked ...
Google, ubiquitous in internet search but trailing in consumer hardware, is expected Tuesday to reveal details of its latest efforts to infuse smarts into more of its product offerings.
At a press event in San Francisco today, Google provided more detail about the Google Home, its smart speaker that lets you talk with Google. The company first introduced the hardware at the Google I/O developer conference in May bu...