Google is paying a little more attention to its personal assistant, and also helping users more and more to use it. So it seems, the technological giant will allow users to finally be able to adjust the sensitivity of the “Hey Google” command that activates the intelligent assistant.
Whoever uses the Google assistant, knows how sensitive we can accidentally activate it on many of the devices where it is available, from your Android smartphone, to smart speakers, televisions, laptops and even in cars.
A Google spokesman confirmed to The Verge that a new feature would gradually become available to the public, and that it would allow users to adjust the response sensitivity of the Google assistant to the activation command.
Mishaal Rahman, the editor-in-chief of XDA Developers, had already had access to its functionality when he came across it in the source code of Google Home, and since then they have been publishing their findings on his Twitter social network account.
This new feature had already been confirmed that it would be made available by Google itself towards the end of last year, and at this moment we are already waiting for it to arrive at any moment in the equipment that is compatible with Google Assistant, Google's personal assistant.
In any case, even at the beginning of March, the intelligent assistant had received an update with another very useful feature – the usefulness of reading articles aloud on the internet, thus leaving the possibility for users to perform other tasks on their smartphones. . This feature is currently activated via the voice command “Hey Google, read it” or “Hey Google, read this page”.
It was in May 2016 that Google Assistant made its appearance and is already installed on more than 1 billion devices, covering about 90 countries and with 500 million users actually using the personal assistant monthly to check the weather forecast. , look for cooking recipes, set reminders and create notes, as well as turn lights on and off, and play or stop music on smart speakers.