How voice search works
Voice search combines speech recognition technology with search engine keyword queries to enable users to speak questions rather than type them. The software ingests what it hears... Read More
Can a virtual assistant help me?
Similar to a human assistant, a virtual assistant is a software agent that performs smartphone or computer tasks in response to direct commands, pre-set schedules, or by attempting to predict a user's upcoming needs based on their past ones... Read More
What are smart speakers and smart displays?
A smart speaker is a wireless, voice activated device that uses integrated virtual assistant software to obtain information or perform tasks and provide the results aurally for the user to hear... Read More
What is Google Assistant?
Google Assistant is a voice-activated software agent that performs smartphone-, computer-, or device-related tasks in response to direct commands, pre-set schedules or by attempting to predict a user's upcoming needs based on their past actions... Read More
What is a smart home?
A smart home is an automated and connected home. Multiple functional features of the residence -- lights, heat, door locks, etc. -- can operate on their own, in concert with each other... Read More