Google Home now supports handling three commands at once

Google Home now supports handling three commands at once

In November, Google Home gained the ability to multitask with added support for a feature called "multiple queries", which allows you to combine two requests into one voice command.

The "multiple queries" feature is now available in English for USA, UK, Canada and Australia, and enables Google Home users to perform up to three functions with a single utterance. Today, that functionality is starting to go live. Until now, Google Home speakers could understand two commands at the same time.

According to Google, the feature is now rolling out in English-speaking countries, including the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.

Previously, asking to "turn off living room and bedroom" when referring to those home control groups simply didn't work.

If a user wanted to turn off lights in multiple rooms, they would have had to say something like "turn off the lights in the bedroom and turn off the lights in the living room".

Google announced the update on the Made by Google Twitter page.

What this means is that you can say "OK, Google" (or "Hey Google") once, and the Google Home device will listen to the next three things you ask. Others needed to update their Google Home firmware. For example, "turn on the lights in the living room and turn on the lights in the kitchen".

As an extreme example, you can ask, "Ok Google, who was president when Kevin Durant was drafted into the National Basketball Association and what team drafted him?"

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