Everything is manual
Nothing is connected
Audio, lights, thermostat, etc.
Google Assistant in a Box
Daily briefing: "OK Google, good
morning." (includes personalized
greeting, info on weather, traffic,
and curated news stories)
Traffic: "OK Google, what's the
traffic like on the way to work?"
Restaurants: "OK Google, what are
the nearest restaurants to me?"
Best Dad Jokes: "OK
Google, talk to Best Dad
Domino's: "OK Google, talk
to Domino's and get my
Todoist: "OK Google, tell
me what my next task is
Collects Data - Always Listening
Price $180 $130
Applications 7,000+ Skills Few Hundred Actions
Nest, Ecobee, Honeywell,
SmartThings, Wink, Philips Hue,
IFTTT, Lifx, WeMo, etc.
Nest, Honeywell, Philips Hue,
SmartThings, IFTTT, WeMo
Multiple Users Yes, Manual Switching No (Soon?)
Always Listening Yes Yes
Prime Music, Spotify, Pandora,
TuneIn, iHeartRadio, etc.
Google Play Music, Spotify, Pandora,
TuneIn, Youtube Music
Notable Features Can order products Multi-Room audio, conversational
Prediction - Success
Multi-User Voice Recognition
More Actions in the future
Keeps your home connected
Control Nest thermostat: "OK
Google, turn the temperature
Turn Philips Hue lights on/off:
"OK Google, turn on/off my
Play a movie or TV show on
Netflix using Chromecast: "OK
Google, play [show or movie
title] on the [TV name]."