Getting into the smart home hardware business, today Google debuted Google Home, a voice-activated home automation system, at the firm’s annual developer’s conference, Google I/O 2016.
We’ve had a few teasers over the last few months and Recode previously reported that Google has been working on a portable speaker containing a built-in voice-activated assistant for the whole family in a prototype called “Chirp.”
Mario Queiroz, VP of product management, introduced Google Home, stating that it “lets you enjoy music and entertainment, manage every day tasks and Ask Google what you what to do, via a voice assistant