Having a conversation that feels natural with a digital assistant is still not in the same league as a person-to-person interaction, but there are certainly some assistive technologies that do a reasonably good job of mimicking it. We’d put Google Assistant in that category, thanks to the natural-sounding voice and the assistant’s ability to understand a wide range of the complexities of human conversation. Still, that’s not to say certain things can’t be improved, which is why Google is starting to add support for its “Continued Conversation” feature to smart displays like the Google Home Hub. Basically, it’s a way to not have to keep prompting the assistant with a “Hey, Google” trigger so that you can keep a conversation going. Don’t Miss: Skip the pricey Logitech Harmony remote and get Amazon’s best-selling universal remote for $10 According to Google Assistant product manager Bibo Xu, this is an optional setting that can be turned on to enable you to have a more natural back-and-forth exchange with the assistant. “After you initially trigger the Assistant with a request, the Assistant will stay active for long enough to respond to follow up questions so you don’t have to say ‘Hey Google’ as… Read full this story
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