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Bilingual bots: Google Assistant understands two languages at once


  • Tech News
  • Saturday, 15 Sep 2018

Google plays to its strengths in the battle for the top of the home assistant market. Using AI, the Google Assistant has beaten Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri to become the first fully bilingual assistance software. — dpa

Google plays to its strengths in the battle for the top of the home assistant market. Using AI, the Google Assistant has beaten Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri to become the first fully bilingual assistance software. — dpa

Google's Assistant is now the first digital assistant on the market capable of understanding and responding to humans that switch between two languages.

Previously, the Google Assistant – as well as the competing programs from Amazon and Apple – had to be set to communicate in only a single, specific language.

   

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