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Compete for the next voice assistant entry, Google Assistant smartphone exposure!

via:博客园     time:2017/8/23 17:31:59     readed:1208


Hide the mystery item in the code

By studying the code of Google APP, the programmer found the code hidden in the new Google project information:

In April, a mysterious project titled "Bisto" appeared in the code for Google APP 7.0, and nobody knows what it is.

Lei Feng network (public: Lei Feng network) news: Recently, Google APP released version 7.10 update.9to5GoogleFound such a line of code:

& Lt; string name = & rdquo; bisto_magic_pairing_assistant_prop_text & rdquo; & quot; & quot; & lt; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot; & quot;

That is, your headset built-in Google Assistant, ask it the problem, let it do all kinds of things. It is your own private Google, ready to help. "The name of the string contains the word" bisto magic match & ".

It's basically ok: Project Bisto is a smartphone with built-in Google Assistant.


So what are the characteristics of it?


Fortunately, the discovery of the initiator of the excitement, continue to dig down, found more about the Project Bisto code. The other attributes of the headset, and therefore patchwork out:

  • It will have several physical buttons, one of which in the headset & ldquo; top & rdquo ;. This means it should be a headset.

  • It can accept user voice instructions, and can be based on instructions to play voice prompts.

  • It can be networked to update the software version.

  • There is another comment in the code: When you talk to Google Assistant, hold down the Google Assistant key on the earcup. So it will also be a headset.

Through these properties, although we do not know what it looks like, but we can clearly see: Bisto can be called a typical "smart headphones" and "

Explore intelligent interactive scenes

Now this time is quite interesting.

Google is pushing its smart speaker Google Home, with Amazon Echo snatching. Today Lei Feng net and then get the message,Google will release a mini Google Home in the fall, the price is more close to the people, the sword refers to the entry of the Amazon mini speaker Echo Dot.Two new Pixel phones are also coming soon. This fall will be the key release season for Google hardware products.

Lei Feng Wang previously reported that Microsoft has and Samsung co-equipped with CortanaSmart Speaker Invoke, Apple's smart speakers are also on the road. Each giants are trying to compete for this voice assistant and smart home entrance.

And since the Amazon Alexa and Echo to open up the market since its ecological barriers more powerful, the rest of the manufacturers to follow the release of smart speaker products compete very hard and mash; but Google Home performance eye-catching. Not only a firm second place in the market, market share is also rising:


Smart speaker market share, the end of 2016 and June 2017 * Source: Voicebot.ai

Now with this smart headset, Google's calculation is likely to open up Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana and other new battlefield competition. This time while Amazon has not yet released similar products take the initiative.

It now appears that the smart voice assistant market presents a clear giant monopoly pattern. Do not grab, may be too late.

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