The Google Assistant can now preserve an eye on Dish Network’s Hopper DVR devices. The feature will enable users to make employ of the “OK Google” reveal to reveal to a particular TV portray or channel, rewind or pause a video, or fable a jabber programming.
The devices will work on a broadband web connection with Hopper Duo, Wally single-tuner HD, and all generations of Hopper DVR or its Joey shopper. Spanish language toughen is deliberate in due route, nonetheless Dish has no longer released a particular timeline. No word on integration with Dish’s Sling provider for subscribers who circulate with out the order-high box.
This day’s announcement is precious if you predominantly employ the Google Assistant over Amazon Alexa, which equipped toughen for Hopper DVR bins attend in Could well honest. In the meantime, Roku — which has an even bigger market portion than Google Chromecast as of August 2017 — is reportedly working on a order assistant of its respect, that would raise any other competitor to the digital entertainment assistant order.