Google Home, which is fully Google Assistant Home manager smart device. It’s the stationary piece of Google’s AI plans to make the platform all about you. “The goal is to build a personal Google for each and every user,” CEO Sundar Pichai said.
Google Home is powered by the conversational Google Assistant which will do everything from turn on your TV and lights to text contacts, make calendar events or read you the news. Today, at Google’s annual hardware event, the company finally provided us with more details.
The assistant also supports music streaming from YouTube, Google Music, Spotify, Pandora, Tunein and IHeartRadio.A new Assistant feature, “My Day,” also gives you a morning update with current weather, commute times and a summary of your schedule (assuming you opt-in).
Google has partnered with Nest, Philips, Samsung, and IFTTT to support their smart home devices. Since it’s powered by Google Assistant, Google Home will learn more about you and how you use the device the more you use it.
Google Home will cost $129 (with a free six-month trial of YouTube red) and go on sale on Google’s online store today. It will ship on November 4. It is available in white, but there are some other colors also: mango, marine, violet, carbon, snow, and copper.