Google working on voice-activated speaker - report

Thursday 12 May 2016 | 09:02 CET | News
A product team at Google is working on a hardware device that would integrate Google's search and voice assistance technology, similar to the Amazon Echo, Recode reports. Google's device will resemble its OnHub wireless router, according to several sources familiar with the matter. Internally the project is known as "Chirp". Google declined to comment. The Information previously reported that Google was planning a competing version of Echo, a portable speaker with voice assistant. Recode's sources said the device is unlikely to launch next week at Google's I/O developer conference, but it

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Google
Countries: World
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