Google Allo Likely To Get Hindi Support For Assistant By The End Of 2016

Google has made available for download Allo with Google Assistant on your Android and iOS devices last week, which is a smart messaging app. Today, the same search giant (aka Google) has officially announced that it will also be releasing another update for India customers, which brings Hindi language support to Assistant by the end of this year.

Two of Google’s main focuses, AI and the next billion users, and they’re coming altogether, as the company announced the upcoming availability of Assistant in Hindi. Google has also made some big announcements at an event in India on the occasion of its 18th anniversary, concluding that the ‘Smart Replies’ feature in Allo app will now support Hindi language.

About the Smart Replies feature on Allo app lets users respond to messages with just a single tap and eventually send a quick reply for general questions. For now, Smart Replies offer suggestions in English and Hinglish. Later to see the support for the official Indian language, Hindi.

Google’s newest attempt in creating a decent instant messaging platform, Google Allo, is finally available and get to try it out. In India, hundreds of millions of those users live in the country, a market that Google has signed out as a major focus for all its initiatives. That’s why the next language supported by Assistant, Google’s AI-powered virtual assistant will be Hindi by means.

Hindi is the fourth most used language in the world and Google thinks that supporting it in Assistant will help boost the adoption of Allo. Allowing users to invoke Assistant in their chats and ask it questions like “how’s the weather” and many other like that.

Allo comes with machine learning and artificial intelligence features that will learn your conversations and habits and also recommend words and responses accordingly. A “preview” version of Assistant in Hindi will be made available by the end of 2016, Google said.

The Google Assistant will soon be available in more Google products. Users will be able to converse with Assistant in English and Hindi and quickly switch between the languages. Google’s VP of product management, Caeser Sengupta has used the occasion to plug Duo. The executive said Duo has seen ‘amazing uptake’ in India, a market where Google is thoroughly working with companies like Micromax to pre-load Duo on their devices officially.

(Source: Google India)

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