Actions has added 3rd-party features to Google Assistant
Developers need to have access to Conversation Actions on Google Home first. And as we got to know few months back, users can involve with third-party services for information, service, and assistance, in conversation form.
Director for Actions Jason Douglas stated that Google is going to accept all keywords used to trigger actions, which will lead to an added curated experience. It means that users need not download which integrations they intend to use before time, which is the actual benefit.
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Google collaborated with various associates such as conversational interaction development tools API.AI and Gupshup, analytics tools DashBot and VoiceLabs as well as consulting firms like Witlingo and Spoken Layer. Their developer site offers samples and voice user interface resources.
Partners including Quora, BuzzFeed as well as Dominos have been given initial access to these tools and will start rolling out integrations in the next weeks. The complete list of partners generally includes news publications, as well as information services such as Motley Fool, WebMD and Food Network.
Google Assistant on Home and Pixel is limited in its powers. But now the company is opening up its Assistant to third-party developers and services. Thanks to the release of Actions on Google. With Google taking a remarkably more curated approach, Google Home will be making the most of it.
It is expected that actions on Google Pixel and Google Allo will be there soon as Google Home is getting priority. In order to be an early access partner for those platforms, developers can sign up now while the company is working on enabling support for purchases and booking via voice, as well as deeper Assistant integrations across verticals.