Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales

Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales

Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales

From there we'll send you to a page with smart devices, appliances and gadgets that work with an Alexa-enabled smart speaker, or one with Google Assistant baked inside.

Over the course of 2017, Google sold "tens of millions" of its devices for the home. They have been selling like insane and no one really knew at what rate until Google just let us know.

The tech giant now offers three Home devices - the original Home, the Home Max and the Home Mini. Now, those who already own one see the value in having it in their homes-72 percent of smart speaker owners report using it as part of their daily routines and, according to a separate survey, 45 percent said they plan to purchase at least one more smart speaker for their homes. Google also reported the Home usage increased by 9 times during the holiday season, maybe from everyone at home trying to show their friends their new toy.

Google in November rolled out an update that will allow you to use Home speakers as intercom systems in your house. Coming off the success of a Kickstarter campaign, the Homey is now on the market and positioning its brand among some of the largest companies in the world.

Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales
Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales

The Google further said, the Assistant is now available on more than 400 million devices, including speakers like Google Home, Android phones, and tablets, iPhones, headphones, TVs, watches and more.

Past year in November, Google rolled out an update, which allows the users to use Home speakers as intercom systems in the house. Recently, Google added features such as Voice Match, Broadcast and Hands-Free Calling to the Google Assistant for Home devices.

Furthermore Google pointed out that they would be revealing more features and future of Google Assistant in 2018 at the CES 2018.

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