The real kicker isn't just that Google Home can now keep tabs on more than one person, but that it can do so instantly by recognizing your voice.
Google Home now boasts multi-account support, enabling it to tailor responses for up to six people through individual voice recognition.
When one of you says, "Hey, Google, tell me about my day", your personal calendar and traffic report will be referenced.
When the user connects his/her account on Google Home, it asks them to say the launch phrase: "Ok Google" or "Hey Google", two times each. But if you didn't set up Google Home with your Google account (maybe it's set up under your son's account), then you won't hear results that are meant for you.
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Google has announced that its Home speaker hub, powered by the company's digital Assistant, now supports multiple users. This comparison takes place only on your device, in a matter of milliseconds. With Google Home, often being a shared device, it can be tricky to balance privacy and personalization. When his partner (who has a similar voice) asks the same question, it gives him separate, account-specific information about his schedule. In most cases, these IoT integrations are with Amazon's Alexa, which is now facing growing competition from Google's relatively new Assistant.
This feature is now rolling out for Google Home users in the US. To use this feature you should be on latest version of Google Home App.
To get started, head over to Google Play and ensure you have the latest update for the Google Home app. Then look for the card which says "multi-user is available". Like your dog, though, Google Home needs some training so it can learn.
With support for multiple accounts, Google Home can pull up personalized information like playlists and calendar events. Google said it also plans to bring this feature to the United Kingdom in "the coming months".