Google brings list of new features for Google Assistant

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New Delhi : If you are a Google Assistant user, then this news will make your day. Recently in Consumer Electronic Show, Google has announced a series of new features for Google Assistant. The new features will help users to perform tasks like check-in for a flight, reaching a hotel, and many more. Therefore, Google Assistant has become more powerful than before. The Assistant now also have the potency to become the interpreter for dozens of languages.

Take a look at the list of new features by Google for Google Assistant

Google’s virtual assistant now gets tied up to Google Maps, it will help you navigate in Google Maps.

You will be able to share your ETA with friends and family, reply to text messages, play music and podcasts, search for places along your route, add a new stop and auto-punctuate your message. 

You can now ask Google Assistant to show restaurants nearby, set up and dismiss alarms, schedule reminders and timers without unlocking your phone

Google virtual assistant can also answer personal queries like traffic updates to work or calendar updates.

Google takes another lead with what they call Interpreter Mode which is basically as the name suggests helps to interpret different languages. For instance, you can just say “Hey Google, be my French interpreter” to start Interpreter Mode and get real-time spoken and (on Smart Displays) written translation to aid the conversation.

Google Assistant will soon let you do checks-in to your flight, save and retrieve your boarding pass. All you need to do is just say, “Hey Google, check in to my flight”.

With new Google Assistant feature, you can book a room with partners like Choice Hotels, AccorHotels, InterContinental Hotels Group, Priceline, Expedia, Mirai, and Travelclick.