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Devs Can Soon Build Smart Devices Using Google Assistant Connect

Google Assistant Connect button and tablet shown at CES 2019. Credit: Engadget. 

CES 2019 has been a whirlwind for everyone in consumer technology. Google, in particular, has been pulling out all the stops to challenge Amazon's dominance over the voice tech market. 

One of Google's announcements is already making developers and manufacturers rub their hands together in anticipation. The Google Assistant Connect – a new way for third parties to integrate smart functions (like recognizing voice commands) without the encumbrance of computing them. 

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You Can Now Pair Any Bluetooth Device With Alexa Using This Kit

Credit: "Bose" – Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill

Bluetooth headphones are all the rage nowadays, largely because they let you move away from your laptop without violently yanking your buds out of your ears. Apple has tied Siri into their AirPods and then Google pushed their Assistant into their Pixel Buds.

Developers, Meet Mycroft – A Private, Open Source Virtual Assistant

Image credit: Mycroft AI

Developers, what if we told you that you don’t always have to battle with limited voice platforms? That’s right, allow us to introduce you to Mycroft (no, not Microsoft), a virtual assistant that is 100% open source.

What Google, Amazon, and Microsoft Are Doing to Create The Most Conversational AI

 

Google caused quite the stir in the AI community at their 2018 I/O Developer Conference when they unveiled Google Duplex. Some call it “an exciting step for Artificial Intelligence”, while others consider it a “terrifying piece of technology.”

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