Google’s voice search service now supports third party apps. So, next time you an only say “Ok Google” even while accessing apps developed by third party developers.“Today, we launched our first set of partners for custom Google voice actions on Android. This feature will enable people to say things like ‘Ok Google, listen to NPR’ or Ok Google, show attractions near me on TripAdvisor,” Google announced in a post on Android Developers’ Google Plus account.
The voice command service can recognize around nine languages including English, Italian, German, French, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian. The Ok Google voice command feature comes with a single API key that supports multiple devices such as phones, tablets, And Android wear-based wearables.
“This feature will help the users somewhat like this or show some attractions which are near on the TripAdvisor or something like ‘Ok Google, just listen to NPR.” Announced by Google in a meet for a Google Plus account for the Android Developers.
As for now, the developers are testing this feature with limited partners including NPR one, TuneIn, Zillow, Flixster, Instacart, TripAdvisor, Wink, Tune in Radio, Walmart and Shazam. Previously it used to work on only Google platforms but with the latest advancement in their voice orders, it is used much more by the users, which is the thing wanted by the Google.
This new voice command feature is not a surprise because Google has been trying to push its Ok Google voice command since too long, its just like Apple has been integrating Siri into most of its products.
With support of third party apps, Google simply takes a step forward in making a little easier for its users. Everyone can easily access any app with this voice command of Google which make the things much easier and simpler.So, this is a good move from the Google towards its users comfort.