Published: Sun, December 16, 2018
Tech | By Constance Martin

Google Assistant Gets Australian and British Accents

Google Assistant Gets Australian and British Accents

Wave Net is the AI company's speech synthesis model powered by deep neural networks which are used itself by the Google Assistant, they have a motive of using this because it is used to generate natural sounding voices which will be great to experience. The new support follows Amazon, which offers a British accent option for the English-speaking version of its Alexa assistant.

Also, one more interesting which we got to know that the Australian voice is known as the Sydney Harbour Blue, whereas the regular English voice is called British Racing Green.

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Many would be thinking what's new in it as it could be done with Google assistant previously too. Users can activate the new accent options in the companion mobile app by opening Settings Assistant Assistant voice.

Starting today, if you're an English speaker in the US, you can choose between an Australian-accented voice and a British-accented voice for your Google Assistant across devices.All of the features you use are still the same-like setting a timer, checking the weather and getting an overview of your commute-only now, your Assistant will speak with a new accent. Google Assistant is Google's virtual assistant, available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as smart home devices like smart speakers and smart TVs. Yes, Google Assistant has come up with a new-look or rather an accent.

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