Google Assistant now comes with a real-time translator for 27 languages

Google Assistant Interpreter Mode is like having a foreign language dictionary come to life

There are some kinks: it won't work if more than one person speaks and requires some unnatural gaps in the conversation while it processes, according to The Verge.

Google also debuted a $79 Assistant-equipped "smart clock" that's meant for the bedroom and can set alarms based on your calendar, as well as control all your smart home devices.

'With just your voice, you'll be able to share your ETA with friends and family, reply to text messages, play music and podcasts, search for places along your route, add a new stop and auto-punctuate your message, ' Google said in a statement.

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While putting Assistant into Maps seems a logical next step within the Google ecosystem, the bigger reason for this move was the lack of interest among iPhone users.

Though the company is testing the tech at a couple hotels, Google isn't planning a big launch with businesses just yet, but it's not hard to imagine Interpreter Mode coming in handy in other scenarios, like at airports or with other businesses. That way iPhone owners can get all information hands free without needing the native assistant Siri. The feature is exactly what it sounds like - a way to get Google Assistant to translate a different language, making it easier to have a conversation with someone who may otherwise be impacted by the language barrier.

Google regularly updates its Assistant in an effort to make it smarter and more helpful.

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Interpreter Mode is an example of Google leveraging its strengths to bolster its digital assistant and the products it powers. The Assistant also tracks the traveler's itinerary through applications such as Google Keep, Any.do, Bring! and Todoist.

Google has made a splash with their own take on the Assistant smart display but now we're seeing more OEMs take hold of the form-factor and that has lead to some interesting new devices.

Additionally, and still within the travel theme, Google is rolling out Interpreter Mode over the next few weeks to Google Home and Smart Display devices. Like, the Sonos One and Sonos Beam speakers will be getting the Assistant.

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Along with these updates, Anker and JBL are launching smart accessories that help drivers better utilize the Assistant while driving. Initially, the support will be limited to domestic flights of the United Airlines, but the company hopes to add more airlines and flights soon. There is no word on when either of the feature will be released for the global consumers.

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