Google Home set to get smarter at multitasking

Google Home can now handle three queries at once		
		
	Sarah Perez

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This feature is now only available in English in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.

How often do you use the Google Assistant on your Google Home speaker (s)?

At its annual developer conference, I/O 2018, Google had revealed that its smart speaker Google Home will get smarter in the future. But the additional new command support will be helpful particularly for connected households, where users may need to juggle more tasks?

Google announced the update on the Made by Google Twitter page. Today, Google announced on Twitter that support for up to three simultaneous commands is rolling out to users in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia. As first noted by Android Police, Home users are noting that the device can better understand multiple commands compared to what we used to have. So you'll be able to say, "OK Google, dim the lights and play Marvin Gaye and turn the volume down", and create instant ambience.

While peppering our sentences with multiple "ands" sounds a bit weird, it does bring us a step closer to natural language commands, which will make interacting with voice assistants more like conversing with humans. Others needed to update their Google Home firmware.

Now, you can say "Hey Google, tell me about my day, remind me to call Maynard and dim the kitchen lights" all in one go, and the Google Assistant will do all of that for you.

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