While the first version of Google’s Android Assistant centered on voice commands to Google added visual elements inspired by Smart Display as controls on the screen, Google aims to improve the assistant. In 2020, a Snapshot feed with customized recommendations and upcoming events became available.
To that end, Google seeks to make the phone form factor easier to use, most demonstrated by the new memory feature. This feature allows users to quickly store and locate all the items in one place for easy use. The tool̵
Second, the memory tool can store real objects in memory, such as handwritten notes, objects and posters. In fact, the assistant memory can even store the user’s reminders and thoughts for access at a later time. Finally, the smart search and organization element lets users find all of these elements in one place, saving both effort and time.
In terms of storage features, Google Assistant Memory can keep track of articles, books, contacts, events, flights, hotels, photos, movies, locations, music, photos, notes, playlists, products, recipes, reminders, restaurants, screenshots, shipments, TV shows, videos and websites.
Users can use either the home screen or the verbal Google Assistant command to save items. The memory function can also maintain the context of a stored item, such as related location, screenshots and URLs.
Once the information is stored in memory, users can view all of this data in a new memory feed located next to the existing snapshot. Operating in reverse chronological order, Google will display older memories as well as those from today in the form of card entries. These listings are available special cards when storing files in Google Docs, Drawing, Forms, Jamboard, Sheets and Sites, and offer a preview of documents for each.
In fact, assistant memory can even include contextual related actions, such as cooking time (for recipes), Open Chat, Search Flight Status, Track Shipping, and Watch Trailer, among other options. In the midst of these offerings, users will also still be able to set recurring and alarms and location reminders. In fact, the search box at the top of the tool still contains the “Important” and “Read Later” options, where users can organize and delete as needed.
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