Sony Electronics has today announced that its range of Android Sony 4K HDR televisions now support the Google Assistant technology enabling owners to discover and access content as well as control other smart devices throughout their home using their Android Sony TV as a hub. To trigger the Google Assistant feature on Sony TVs simply push the microphone button on the remote control and use your voice to ask a question or state a command.
The Google Assistant in the latest Sony TVs provide the ability to playback content, search for content, receive weather, directions, fast facts, play music, stream photos and more directly from their remote control. Mike Fasulo, President and COO of Sony Electronics explains more :
Sony’s goal is to provide our customers the Smart Home functionality they desire in the manner they choose. With the Google Assistant, Sony TV owners get all the answers and tasks they need done, just by using their voice. This software update is available today for those that already own, or plan to buy, a supported Sony 4K HDR television with Android TV – bringing new innovative technologies to our customers
The Google Assistant works with more than 1,000 smart devices from 150+ popular brands, and these now work seamlessly on Sony’s Android TVs. Now it’s easy to find the latest blockbuster, check the score of the big game, dim the lights, set the thermostat to 72 degrees, and more with the Google Assistant on your Sony TV. With the Assistant, users can play back content or request to stream their favorite TV show from selected services such as YouTube and Netflix. With so much great content available, the Google Assistant makes it easy to find the perfect show or movie by providing a natural voice interface.
Source: PR News