The Google Assistant is coming to Android TV

The Google Assistant is going onto the next step, to be brought into our very everyday lives. The voice assistant which was announced initially back at Google I/O in May, is now making its way to another platform, Android TV. The announcement was first made by NVIDIA during their CES 2017 address, however Google later confirmed on its Keyword blog what it coming along with the details.

Google is beginning to deliver on the message it has been pushing all along, that its new Google Assistant is a personalized Google for everyone, and it will soon be there for us whenever and wherever we need its assistance.

According to NVIDIA and Google itself, the Google Assistant is now making its way over to Android TV, and will soon expand to additional platforms such as Android Wear and various car infotainment systems.

Google will soon push an update to Android TV powered set-top boxes, running Marshmallow or Nougat, that will bring the Google Assistant to the big screen. This will open up a whole new dimension of possibilities. Supported boxes include, Google’s Nexus Player, the new NVIDIA SHIELD TV (details coming), the AirTV Player, Sharp Aquos, Sony Bravia, Xiaomi Mi Box, and other less popular ones. Later in the year, Android Wear 2.0 will release publicly, which now according to Google will bring along with it the Google Assistant. This could be just what Google needs.

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Doug Demagistris is the Founder and current Editor In Chief of Droid Turf. He grew up in New York and now attends Bryant University where he is studying marketing and communication. He has been and always will be a Google enthusiast thanks to Android’s customization, flat design and exceptional integration with various Google services. Currently, Doug uses a Pixel 2 XL as his daily driver for its unique design, powerful hardware, exceptional camera, and stock experience. For shorter instances, he’ll glance at his Huawei Watch. And for more productive work, you’ll find him typing away on his Pixelbook. Doug is hopeful his productivity will make lives easier, more meaningful and help down the road.