Most people associate voice assistants with intelligent speakers, but Google is looking to expand Google Assistant mobile offerings. At Mobile World Congress, Google announced that it added an Android Messaging app in Android, expanding Google Maps integration globally and adding more supported languages.
Adding the Assistant to the Messages app is new. Users will be able to see suggestions for movies, restaurants and time. So during a conversation you can see a pop-up AI generated "suggestion chip" that you can click to share information with everyone you talk to. From a privacy perspective, this sounds a little risky, but Google notes that the content of any conversation is not sent to the assistant – whatever suggestions are being made. Users will also be able to quickly search for information by holding the Home button in the Messages app.
Originally a Google Map Assistant in January at CES, but so far it is limited to US users. However, Google says it plans to extend this feature to all the languages supported by the assistant. Now, drivers from all over the world will be able to get driving directions, make calls, listen to music, and send and read text messages just by voice command. 12. You can initially choose to switch between English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese and Italian. The assistant will now be able to maintain Korean, Hindi, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, and Dutch. Google also adds support for seven other Indian languages, so you can now talk to your assistant in Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Canadian, Malayalam and Urdu. Over the past few years, Google has made serious strides with an Assistant. This push in the mobile is the last step in Google closing the gap between it and Amazon.