When the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G arrive, they’ll embody an early preview of Google’s new characteristic for the Telephone app, the Duplex-powered “Hold for Me.” Talked about throughout the Launch Evening presentation and defined in a weblog publish, it lets Google Assistant wait round and wait for somebody to select up when a enterprise is holding you on maintain.
Maintain for Me saves you, and your ears, hours of elevator music.
While you’re placed on maintain, Google Assistant will wait and notify you when somebody comes on the road, prepared to speak. You’ll prefer it, except elevator music is your jam.https://t.co/Jieau9GfMQ #LaunchNightIn #Pixel5G pic.twitter.com/Ap6V4eJfq8
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It follows Name Display and Verified Calls as new options that use Assistant to make cellphone calls much less annoying, and repurposes the Duplex developments to let AI detect maintain music and produce a notification as soon as somebody really picks up. In line with Google, you’ll see captions produced in real-time in your cellphone’s display screen to let you realize what’s occurring, as Duplex can inform when it’s selecting up a recorded message vs. a stay consultant.