Google Assistant “Smart Displays” are here: It’s an Echo Show, but Googley

After cramming the Google Assistant into smartphones, tablets, laptops, TVs, watches, speakers, and headphones, Google is launching yet another form factor: smart displays.

Remember the Amazon Echo Show? This is the Google Assistant version of that. Why settle for just a voice assistant when you can slap a screen on a “smart speaker” and read some of your query results?

CES 2018 is when Google Assistant smart displays will arrive. No first-party “Google Home Show” has launched yet, but LG, Sony, JBL, and Lenovo are all signed up to produce the devices. Lenovo (and probably others, soon) will show off what the devices are going to probably look like. Google says the devices will arrive “later this year.”

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Source:: Arstechnica – Gadgets

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