Google Assistant Will Soon Help You do Your Laundry

Google Assistant coming to more speakers and home appliances from LG

Google Assistant coming to more speakers and home appliances from LG

Amazon has had a long lead on Google when it comes to integrating its Alexa Voice Service into third-party products-virtually any device outfitted with a mic and a speaker-but Google could catch up soon. Anker is also behind the Alexa-enabled Eufy Genie, which retails for under $35.

In an announcement on Wednesday, Google revealed it has partnered with Anker, Mobvoi, and Panasonic for speakers with Google Assistant built directly into the product.

Google has said that their blog will be updated with more brands being announced throughout the week at IFA, so we'll update with more as they're announced. It's another entry-level speaker that gets you into the world of digital assistants on the cheap.

Both companies need to fight off a rumored Sonos smart speaker featuring numerous assistants and Apple's HomePod launching in December.

It will be available in "late October". Google has announced that Google Assistant is coming to connected speakers from Mobvoi, Anker, Panasonic, and that appliances from LG will come later this year.

Google Assistant coming to more speakers and home appliances from LG

The one to pay attention to (at least at first) is the Zolo Mojo from Anker. More than the assistant, it's the integration with a wide range of appliances that make everything interesting.

Inside this speaker you'll find two 20mm tweeters paired with an 8cm woofer to round out the base.

The Panasonic SC-GA10 will go on sale in early 2018.

In other words: They work just like a Google Home. Google is also working on partnering with a bunch of home automation systems for Google Assistant; these include Honeywell, Netatmo and TP-Link. Google Assistant will now be directly integrated into the speakers from these manufacturers. According to the company, the feature means you'll be able to control washing machines, dryers, and vacuums from a Google Assistant app running on your smart speaker, Android device, or iPhone. It will even announce more third-party speakers in the coming days, though availability for these devices is not expected until later this year in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, and France.

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