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Google Assistant can now control GE’s smart appliances

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Google’s Assistant only learned some new kitchen tricks.

Ahead of Google’s I/ O developer conference, GE has announced its full suite of Wi-Fi-connected smart appliances can now be controlled with Google Assistant, the voice-enabled digital assistant that lives in Google Home.

The announcement reaches a year after GE integrated Amazon Alexa voice commands with its smart appliances using the Geneva Alexa skill.

Google Assistant consolidation works the same as it does with Alexa, and you are able to ask it to do things like preheat the oven, or check if the dishes are clean, or shape hot water.

Examples of some voice commands you can use include 😛 TAGEND

“OK Google, requests Geneva Home to preheat the oven to 350 degrees.”

“OK Google, ask Geneva Home if the dishes are clean.”

“OK Google, requests Geneva Home to shape hot water.”

“OK Google, requests Geneva Home to set the oven timer for 10 minutes.”

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