In this digitalized world we are much more dependent on technology and with our busy lifestyle we love to get our work done immediately and effectively. Using devices instead of typing to get any information is the symbol of being advanced. Using Voice Assistant to get any work done is much more convenient than doing it manually.
So, here are some most preferable Voice Assistant Device that can help you in many ways and get your work done without any problem even if you are having a hectic schedule. Let’s start and explore these devices.
RELEASE DATE: November 6, 2014
DEVELOPED BY: Amazon
Also known as Amazon Alexa, it is one of the most used voice assistant device that can be operated on Fire OS 5.0 or later, iOS 11.0 or later, Android 4.4 or later. It is an Intelligent Personal Assistant which provides cloud based voice service.
Develop by Amazon, it can be operated in different languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Hindi.
It is an interactive device. You can do voice interactions, can play music for you, can ask anything about weather, news and many more. You can get any real time Information just at the command of your voice. From setting alarms to streaming podcasts, playing audio books, this device provides you the best at your voice. You can easily activate this device by giving a wake up call, by saying ALEXA or AMAZON. You can also order food by giving the command to Alexa as it is supported by Domino’s Pizza, Pizza hut, Seamless and Grub hub.
2. GOOGLE ASSISTANT
RELEASE DATE: May 18, 2016
DEVELOPED BY: Google
Google Assistant is a virtual assistant that is developed by Google and is basically available on mobile phones and smart home devices.
You can interact with Google Assistant in many different languages that include : English, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Gujarati, Danish, Thai, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Turkish, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.
It can be activate from Google setting. You can get Google Assistant to your use by your voice or by the keyboard itself. You can ask anything to Google Assistant and it will give you your desired results. Additionally, it saves your time of going to Google Web and typing for what you want. Just ask Google Assistant and your work will be done in no time. From finding recipes to hang out points, playing music to telling jokes, reading books to audio books, everything can be done by Google Assistant. It can also gather virtual information, can identify objects using the camera of the device, can send money as well. Give Google Assistant a try and make your life easy.
RELEASE DATE: April 2, 2014
DEVELOPED BY: Microsoft
Operated on Windows, iOS, Android , Xbox OS, Cortana is a virtual voice assistant that helps the users by answering their various questions. Moreover it helps in setting reminders, can identify voices and answer all the queries using Bing browser.
You can operate Cortana in more than one language as per your preference. The languages include; English, Portuguese, French, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, German and Italian.
However, Microsoft decided to end the Cortana support for android and iOS but will be continued on Microsoft devices. It was basically designed for Window 10 users to make their work more easy and to provide them easy access to the information they need.
RELEASE DATE: October 4, 2011
DEVELOPED BY: Apple
An in- built voice assistant, Siri is available for Apple users and help the users to get things done in a quick manner.
Like other Voice Assistants, Siri can also be operated in more than one languages. Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, Malay, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Turkish.
It offers the users a wide range of voice commands from making phone calls to texting, checking basic information to scheduling events and reminders. Additionally handling device settings to surfing Internet, from navigation to translation, from entertainment and engaging with iOS integrated apps to handling payments. Siri also responses to the no fact questions asked by the user.
If you are an Apple user then Siri is your companion to get works done in an easy and effective manner.
RELEASE DATE: November 6, 2014
DEVELOPED BY: Amazon
Just like Alexa, Echo is also developed by Amazon . It’s a hands free speaker that acts upon receiving a voice command and is connected to Alexa it requires wireless Internet connection. Perhaps in order to work as per the user demands that offers various services including weather reports which are backed up by AccuWeather, music streaming from Amazon Music account of the user and also provides streaming services from Apple Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify. It is also able to play music from Google Play Music by using Bluetooth.
Amazon Echo is available in different versions including: Amazon Echo Studio, Echo Plus (2nd Gen), Echo Dot (3rd Gen), All- new Echo Dot (4th Gen). With each generation, Echo has only advanced further in its functions and helping the user in each way possible.
What are you waiting for? Try out these amazing voice assistants and make your life easy and schedule less hectic. Moreover ,let yourself rise above and walk side by side with the developing technology.
BY: Jaspinder Kaur