Google’s AI technology has to say a lot, back in May 2018 google announce the Google Duplex. This sought of technology is probably the most adopted advance assistant out there. Devices like Alexa, Siri and Cortana with its own voice assistant: Google Assistant, experience the astounding way of success among the consumers.

Google assistant have goal of human-computer interaction has been to enable people to have a natural conversation with computers, as they would with each other. Let’s know more about it.

What is Google AI assistant?

Google’s AI assistant is voice-controlled smart assistant. While expanding on Google’s existing “OK Google” voice controls. It’s designed for personal work, Google assistant smartly pulled out all the information about where you work, meetings, travel plan and all the daily routine activities, and use that information as per your need.

Google Assistant work with than 5,000 devices, up from only 1,500 at the beginning of the year.

An AI-based generative program that’s part of Google’s DeepMind division, Duplex can sound a lot closer to a human than ever before, complete with “umms” and “aahs”.

You need to command google to book an Appointment it will call the place and have conversation with human and book the appointment. For an example, you want to book an appointment for hair salon, so the conversation is like:

“Hi, I’m calling to book a women’s haircut for a client. Um, I’m looking for something on May 3”. – Google Assistant

“Sure, give me one second.” – Receptionist

“Mm-hm.” – Google Assistant

You can book restaurant appointment or a hair salon appointment. For, business calls the assistance have an extra level of authenticity, the calls and messages are being recorded for quality assurance purpose. So, they can keep improvising the communication system.

How this Works!!

Google Asistant

The core of the Duplex is a recurrent neural network (RNN) designed to cope with these challenges, built using TensorFlow Extended (TFX). The network uses the output of Google’s automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology, as well as features from the audio, the history of the conversation, the parameters of the conversation (e.g. the desired service for an appointment, or the current time of day) and more.

The system is able to carry out conversation very sophisticated way. The user directly interact with assistant without any interruption.

Highlighted Features

* Ask Google Assistant about your need – Google assistant can book an appointment, or it can order food online for you.
* Comes with multi-language support- communication is no more barrier, assistant support 30 language. It translates any sentences into your mother tough.
* You can listen news- Every morning you just have to say, “read out the news for me”. You can listen to the news while working.
* Enable the use of IOT apps- With voice commands you can operate your devices by using assistant.

Do we Need this?

The first question arise was, what problem Google AI really solves? We can book an appointment with just a call. Are we living in the world where people can’t even have time to call?

We live in the world of Internet, now things are operated by the internet. Is that the reason we need robots?

There are few names of greatest artificial intelligence in used today like Netflix, Tesla, Siri, Amazon.com.

So, what will be the advantages of having Google Duplex?

First of all, you need to connect all your devices with the assistant to use. Like Android phone, iOS watch or phone, Smart TV, speakers, Applications everything can be accessed from the Assistant.

Once you are done with all the settings, you just need to give command to perform any programme.

I.e. When you enter in home, you just need to say “Hello, Google I’m Home” Google will turn on the lights and play soft music for you. There is more Google can do like:

Unlock apps with your voice
Get recommendation for your obligations
It recorded your previous conversation, so you can ask for the same order which you book Yesterday
Customize news for you and read it
Weather fractionation, play music, send text, turn off and on your home lights

You can experience highly personal AI with Google Duplex. While using you can save time and also have access to the latest technology. You can experience the privilege of own time and able to work with the cutting-edge tech.

What are the Disadvantages of having AI in the Room?

Every technology comes with some cons. So, if you get benefit of using Google’s AI then there are some disadvantages also like:

You have to set all the details manually in assistant
Give permission for live tracking of your personal location
You have to enable all your data to assist so, Google can book, call, text, or remind you for the event

At the End:
The technology is always performed as per our prerequisite. For Google AI enabled the technology to give us fancy routine for daily activates. It’s all depend on the individual needs. People with lots of hectic life can feel blessed with this, while some people can use this for just as a part of tech savvy life.

Posted by : Ankit Patel

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