Banking And InsuranceCryptocurrencyDigital MarketingErpFood And BeveragesHealthcareLegalMarketing And AdvertisingMedia And EntertainmentMetals And MiningOil And GasRetailTelecom
Artificial IntelligenceBig DataCloudCyber SecurityE CommerceEducationGaming And VfxIT ServiceMobileNetworkingSAPScience And TechnologySecuritySoftwareStorage
CiscoDatabaseGoogleIBMJuniperM2MMicrosoftOracleOracleRed Hat
CEO ReviewCompany Review

The Silicon Review Asia

Google Assistant to support 14 new languages, 7 of which are Indian

Google Assistant to support 14 new languages, 7 of which are Indian

Artificial intelligence (AI) is at the heart of many upcoming technologies. Whether it is search engines, self-driven cars, office assistants or enterprise software, AI is rapidly advancing on all frontiers of technological development. Google Assistant, Google’s very own virtual assistant has already made its mark in the market, helping users to get things done with nothing more than natural voice. Over the years, Google has made the assistant available in several languages including French, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Swedish, German, Dutch, Norwegian, and Chinese and so on. The efforts to roll out additional languages is part of Google’s broader strategy for bolstering its global user base by making its services and features available to diverse ethnic groups and numerous non-English speaking people.

Earlier this year, Google had announced its plans to unveil additional languages and bring the total language count to 30. What’s exciting is that 7 of the 30 new ones are to Indian languages. Google Assistant already supports Hindi. The new rollout would include Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Marathi. The decision to have a total of 8 Indian languages makes sense, in light of the fact that India has dozens of languages and supporting the major ones would enhance inclusiveness and help natives embrace technology.

The date for the release of the languages, however, has not been specified. 


Tariff plans will cost higher from the next financial year as telecom companies are gearing up to increase rates

The ongoing Covid pandemic had significantly increased the number of mobile and internet users worldwide. The high amount of usage is expected to drop...

Business Travelers to Stay at Singapore’s Changi Airport Bubble

Singapore’s open economy depends heavily on tourism and business. But its vibrant but small economy has been hurting as the circumstances due to...

Countries in Asia-Pacific are marching towards ‘green recovery’ amidst Covid-19 crisis

2020 has been an unforgettable year for many of us. The ongoing Covid crisis has reminded people that it is very important to have an uninterrupted an...

Department of Telecommunication to announce the new schedule for 5G trials

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is all set to announce the new schedule for 5G trials. The Dot made this decision after being pulled by the par...