Published On: Wed, Jan 10th, 2018

Dish is removing Google Assistant voice control soon


Add this to a ever-growing list of things removing Google Assistant functionality during this year’s CES. After bringing Alexa voice control to a services behind in May, Dish announced today that it will be doing a same with Google’s AI offering.

The underline is nearing on a company’s Hopper, Joey and Wally inclination during some vague time in a initial half of this year. That means that users will be means to control their HD receivers with voice controls, once they’re interconnected to an Assistant-enable device like Google Home speakers, Android handsets and a ever-growing army of third-party inclination with a charity baked-in.

The controls are flattering most what you’d design — we can ask specific channel names or numbers, find shows and cinema by name or actor, quick forward, pause, resume and a like. Notably, a charity also outlines a initial time a systems can be tranquil in both English and Spanish.

The new formation comes a few months after a association began shipping a new voice control remote with all of a Hopper DVRs.

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