Google’s most sophisticated Assistant feature is finally coming to the iPhone

Google Duplex assistant is coming to more states and restaurants

Also Read: Google and CERN collaborate to create the Big Bang AR app It is still not known exactly when this feature will be released for all iPhone devices but Google assured that it wouldn't take much long. The company intends to make the feature available in 43 U.S. states over the coming weeks. Notably, India already has assistant support to host Duplex, but the final answer still remains to be seen. A new feature of the Google Assistant AI, which can screen calls for you and even initiate calls to book reservations at places like a restaurant or a hairdresser's saloon.

Although the big selling point with this feature is the ability for the user to book a table without having to call the restaurant themselves ahead of time, that's not the only reason Duplex technology is used to call businesses.

Google is bringing Continued Conversation to Assistant-powered Smart Displays, such as its Home Hub and Lenovo Smart Display.

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As of now, users of the original Pixel, Pixel 2, and Pixel 3 smartphones can use Duplex if they are in any of the 43 USA states.

The Assistant will then make the call, speak with the staff member using a realistic human-sounding voice, and let you know with a notification that the reservation was a success. Whether or not that has been the case with every single call made by Duplex is unknown, but Google seems confident. This is regardless of whether the automated system makes the call or uses an online booking partner to make the reservation. If you don't have a Pixel phone, you might get to try out Duplex soon too, as Google plans to expand the restaurant-booking feature to more Android and iOS devices in the coming weeks.

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