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Google is making it easier for developers to build Google Assistant voice actions

Google Assistant is a very powerful tool by itself, but it gets even better when you use it with other apps and services. Today at Voice Global 2020, a conference for voice tech, Google is announcing several improvements to make it easier for developers to build new experiences with Assistant. At the forefront of this...

[Update 2: Out of Preview] Google announces the local home SDK, full-screen app support for smart displays, and third-party availability for App Actions

Google I/O is wrapping up, but there are still some announcements to cover that flew under the radar a bit. After all, there's so many talks and events during the conference that it's hard to keep up with it all. One such area that was overlooked is Actions on Google. At Google I/O 2019, the...

Google Assistant adds Messages integration, Actions for Android Go, and better language support for Google Maps, Indic languages, and multilingual commands

Google Assistant is Google's AI-powered virtual assistant that improved upon every aspect of Google's previous assistant, Google Now. Ever since its launch, Google has been pushing really hard on the adoption for Assistant by engaging in new partnerships and integrations as well as by introducing new features that add to the overall utility of Google...

Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands

Just a couple of weeks ago, Actions on Google added 7 new languages and deeper integration with Android apps. Today, in preparation for their big presence at SXSW, Google is announcing even more updates. Actions on Google is the developer side of Google Assistant integrations. It allows third-party developers to create conversation-based actions on Assistant. New...

Actions on Google gains support for 7 new languages and better Android app integration

In December of 2016, Google launched the Actions on Google developer platform for Google Assistant. (It announced it during the Google Pixel phone launch event, but it wasn't accessible right away.) The platform allows third-party developers to create conversational reply-based actions on Google Assistant. We've seen lots take advantage of the platform, and today, the search...

Australia Now Has Access to the Actions on Google Platform (Google Home, Assistant)

Google is working on bringing their Google Assistant developer platform for phones and Google Home (otherwise known as Actions on Google) to more people around the world. Bringing their products and services to various parts of the world has always been something the company has struggled with over the years though. This week, Google has...

Actions on Google Receives a British English Accent Option

In October of last year, Google unveiled the new Pixel and Pixel XL on stage at a rather low key event. The new Pixel phones weren't the only things announced then though, as Google Assistant took up a considerable chunk of the presentation. There wasn't much information revealed that day about how developers would utilize...

Google Announces Actions on Google Challenge

Recent Google I/O has shown how important the Google Assistant is for the company. Google is encouraging developers to publish their apps for Google Assistant by announcing a challenge. The winner can get $10,000 and a free entry to Google I/O 2018. What exactly is this challenge about? In Google's words -- Actions on Google is...

Actions on Google now supports making Payments, coming to Assistant on Phones

Although the Google Home launched with only a few services, Google made sure that right from the start it would be easy for developers to add their own services to the platform through the Actions on Google API. However, the Actions on Google API was only available for developers to create services on the Google...

Google Launches “Actions on Google” Developer Platform for Google Assistant

When Google took the stage on October 4th to unveil the highly anticipated Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, many users were thrilled at the apparent renewed attention that Google was giving to their hardware line-up. However, if one were to pay attention to the plethora of other products and services announced at the Google Event, it's...