Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your own Google, always ready to help. Just start with, "Ok Google".
The smart speaker developed by Google is known as Google Home. This voice activated speaker is a “Made by Google” product. This smart speaker is introduced in the market on 4th November, 2016. Google Home setup makes use of the Google Assistant to do things. This speaker is just like the Bluetooth speaker of a desktop. This voice activated speaker enables the user to have power over some of their home aspects of their day-to-day life.
This speaker suits well for different types of interior design and also gives a contemporary look. This is nothing but a speaker. A volume control, microphone and play/pause buttons are furnished in the Google Home. The touch surface of the top right side of the speaker contains the basic speaker control. As this is a voice activated device, users can control it by simply talking to it. That is to switch on a music player user can say like “Play Pandora Radio”.
This will enable the music player in the device. Google Home support was first announced on 2016, May. In the announcement, it is stated that Google Home is run on the basis of Google Assistant. This device makes use of the Chromecast’s software & the hardware. This supports the home automation software in the device which permits the users to take control over their products.
The operating system of Google has its own integrated services. The Google Home supported devices have similar commands and features like Amazon Echo. It can support streaming through Google play, Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora, TuneIn, and iHeartRadio. The most important software come operating system of Google Home and Google Home supported apps are Google Home intelligent personal assistant and Google Assistant. Through this, Google Assistant users can connect into two-way conversations. As this Google Home visualizes the assistant feature, sometimes it can be able to raise a sense of emotional relationship with its users.
Google Home contains an integrated high quality speaker. This will provide clear highs and deep sound.
With the far-field microphones and a natural language processing feature Google Home can respond to the users reliably.
Google Home has a touch surface at the top. This touch surface allows users to control it. It also has a mute button which allows users to make the Google Home’s microphones in standby mode.
Google Home setup supports multiple devices. That is multiple Google Home devices can be connected to enjoy the same feature in
The adjustable base of Google Home allows users to customize the speaker by just twisting and turning
Home automation is the main feature of Google Home. This feature permits the owners to control the devices as a central hub. For this smart home device, Google has joined with SmartThings, Nest, IFTTT and Philips Hue. Users can connect this Google Home to a number of Home speakers without using wires. This will reach a number of rooms in the home. This technology is obtained from Chromecast. Google Home can able to control a Chromecast or Google Cast enabled device.
The height and width of Google Home are 5.62 inches and 3.79 inches. The weight is 480 grams. Google Home has a cylindrical shape and has 4 LEDs. All the LEDs are same in color like Google logo. The touch panel is at the top and users can adjust volume, control music and trigger Google Assistant with this panel.
It has the Wi-Fi chip & ARM processor. Google Home also contains dual microphones and a mute button to silent the microphone.
The base of Google Home is available in many colors. Users can get this base in marine, mango, violet, snow, and copper and carbon colors.