Actions on Google is now available for developers to creates skills, conversations, and bots for their apps to be integrated into Google Assistant. Google Assistant is the personal assistant that works with Google devices. It is like Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. It is currently part of Google Home, which is a standalone device like Amazon’s Echo device, and the Google Pixel, which is Google’s newest flagship phone. The Actions SDK is currently only available for Google Home, but it will open to the Google Pixel and Allo soon.
About James Oates
James Oates officially joined the Cool Blind Tech podcast team in the summer of 2014. James is an advocate of accessible technology across all platforms, with an emphasis on Windows. As a former K-12 educator, James brings his passion for teaching to the CBT audience in an effort to help listeners realize their potential and explore new avenues of empowerment through technology. Blind since childhood, James currently lives in Florida.
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