Driven Google Duplex Will Make Reservations For You

Google Duplex assistant is coming to more states and restaurants

Google Duplex assistant is coming to more states and restaurants

Previously, the feature was only available on certain devices and in select locations. Duplex can be used if users are planning to book with a restaurant that allows of online booking.

In addition to that, Google also confirmed that the Duplex feature is now available to use in 43 different states in the USA on its Pixel smartphones.

Google has announced that Pixel phone users in 43 U.S. states are now able to use their voice to ask Google Assistant to book restaurant reservations.

The assistant introduces itself by saying it is "calling from Google" and informs the restaurant that the call may be recorded.

Google Duplex, the artificially intelligent assistant that calls humans and makes dinner reservations-and other appointments-is now available in 43 states for people ok with outsourcing their social lives to technology. It remains to be seen whether the functionality will be appreciated and adopted by users. But Google made some progress since then, addressing concerns in the process.

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Ask about the weather for "today", for instance, and once Google Assistant has answered you can say something like "what about tomorrow?" straight away, with Continued Conversation ensuring the Assistant understands the context.

The Duplex national tour is rolling out to nearly every state in the US.

After requesting some additional information, such as the date, time and for how many people, the Google Assistant will provide you with a notification advising the reservation has been made. Google offered The Verge the following statement about those last few States.

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