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Google Duplex is available in 43 states, which will soon come to units without Pixel

Google Duplex – the magic system that allows an artificial intelligence to place phone calls and make reservations at restaurants – now rolls out to several areas of the United States. Previously, Duplex was only available in some major subways, such as San Francisco, New York and Atlanta. Now, Google Duplex is available on Pixel devices in a lot of 43 states. Only Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska and Texas are missing from the list. The feature is exclusive to owners of Google Pixel smartphone at the moment, but Google says that Duplex support should roll out to other devices "in the next few weeks." According to the company's support page for the service, it should arrive at almost all Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop or later, as well as most iPhones with Google Assistant installed. What is Google Duplex and how do you use it? Google Duplex is a new project from Google currently living in the majority of the United States. It allows some users to make a restaurant reservation over the phone, but instead of the user speaking … When using Duplex to do something that makes a dinner reservation, Google Assistant does the call on your behalf. She will communicate orally with the restaurant staff and negotiate the details of your table. Once the booking has been made, Assistant informs you on your phone, creates a calendar event and also sends you a confirmation email. During the conversation, there is an indication that the…

Google Duplex – the magic system that allows an artificial intelligence to place phone calls and make reservations at restaurants – now rolls out to several areas of the United States. Previously, Duplex was only available in some major subways, such as San Francisco, New York and Atlanta.

Now, Google Duplex is available on Pixel devices in a lot of 43 states. Only Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska and Texas are missing from the list.

The feature is exclusive to owners of Google Pixel smartphone at the moment, but Google says that Duplex support should roll out to other devices “in the next few weeks.” According to the company’s support page for the service, it should arrive at almost all Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop or later, as well as most iPhones with Google Assistant installed.

When using Duplex to do something that makes a dinner reservation, Google Assistant does the call on your behalf. She will communicate orally with the restaurant staff and negotiate the details of your table. Once the booking has been made, Assistant informs you on your phone, creates a calendar event and also sends you a confirmation email.

During the conversation, there is an indication that the assistant is talking, so the restaurant staff knows them do not speak to a person.

If a restaurant uses an online booking system of any kind, Assistant will skip the call and use Reserva with Google instead. Anyway, all you have to do is say, “OK Google, book a table for four people on olives and oil tomorrow night” and the assistant takes care of everything.

It’s official. We live in the future.

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