Google Assistant now comes with a real-time translator for 27 languages

Apple is doing a funny job of shunning CES this year

Google Assistant can now help you check-in to your flight, and save and retrieve your boarding pass.

Users will also be able to search for the places they go through during their trip and add a new stop.

- ”Thanks to their open ecosystem, 2019 Smart TVs are able to have seamless interactions with Amazons Alexa and Google Assistant.

Google Home devices will soon be able to help you have a conversation in different languages. But between the never-ending string of new devices, deeper integration, and nifty new features, the Google Assistant looks like it's making an extra big push for 2019.

I was shown to a bedroom in Sonos" rather palatial CES base and got to have a "behind closed doors' listen to Google Assistant finally working on the Sonos Beam, thanks to a simple "Hey, Google".

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The feature would be introduced to more devices and even smartphones in the future. The Home Hub allows you to view YouTube, watch recipes brought to life, and monitor the stream from your smart security camera all on the unit's 7-inch touchscreen display. Each of the two human speakers gets to hear their words automatically translated. "We're also adding support for Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist, when you want to keep track of your itinerary with notes and lists in the Google Assistant", Google said. The Assistant will help you calculate your ETA from Google Maps and send the details to friends using any of the aforementioned messenger apps. The JBL Link Drive is similar to Anker Roav Bolt and packs dual-noise cancelling microphones and connect to your auto via Bluetooth or an aux cable.

For hotel booking, you can instruct Assistant to "book the Cambria Hotel in NY on January 12th,". He also highlighted that the Assistant now works in 30 languages and is available in 80 countries, with the number of global active users growing four times year over year. At the moment, this will only be available for domestic flights in the US operated by United Airlines.

This is not all, Assistant can now also book hotels for you. "The complexity of the integration has meant that it has taken this long", a spokesperson at Sonos told us.

Although Google Assistant will soon be available on ten times as many devices, Amazon Alexa is supported by almost three times as many smart home products. There is no word on when either of the feature will be released for the worldwide consumers.

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