Can you imagine that you could tell Google Assistant that reiniciase the router of your home or activase the guest network? Soon it will be possible as Google has added compatibility with network devices in the wizard: we will be able to control it from the Assistant and only to ask.
Talk to the phone or the speakers smart has ceased to be something weird that wizards such as the Google or Amazon pave the ground to ‘talk to machines’. And is that enough to say ‘Ok, Google, turn on Bluetooth’ to which that connection is active on the phone; as well as we can control a myriad of devices, from the home alarm to the router. Yes, also the router: Assistant has gained compatibility with the devices that provide network services. ‘Ok, Google, then upgrade the router’. And minutes later have it in the latest version available.
Assistant extends the support of home devices
The wizard of Google is compatible with a vast number of smart devices in domestic, from those intended for the security and surveillance that control the lighting, for example. Televisions, alarms, speakers, screens, smart, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners… The list is huge. So, given that the efforts of various routers and access points can be done at a distance, why not include support for Google Assistant? Said and done.
As has discovered Android Police, Assistant has gained support for network devices and routers, so that it is reflected in the page of smart devices for the home compatible with the wizard of Google. Thanks to this support, and provided that the manufacturer of the network device has included support Assistantwe can order actions such as the following:
- Enables or disables the WiFi network for guests.
- Displays information on the status of the network.
- Restarts or updates the router.
- Activate the parental control.
- Check the option ‘Quality of service’ (QoS) for games.
The control of the network devices will improve and extend its possibilities as manufacturers begin to implement support. For the moment, brands such as NetGear already have some compatible routers. And surely going to expand to the rest of the competitors: this way we will not have to open its application or to connect to the gateway to manage basic options, since you simply ask for it to Google Assistant.
Via | Android Police
The wizard of Google already allows you to control the router with the voice
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