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Technology Google Duplex tech enables the Assistant to book movie tickets online

18:16  22 november  2019
18:16  22 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

Google begins testing Assistant movie ticket reservations in Chrome

  Google begins testing Assistant movie ticket reservations in Chrome Google made waves last year when it introduced Duplex, its Assistant-powered tool which could place phone calls to make reservations. The futuristic feature began as a small test before rolling out to most US states, and at Google IO earlier this year, the company announced it would be expanding Duplex to provide web-based AI assistance as well. Now, that expansion has begun testing, and select Chrome users in the US can try using Duplex to help book movie tickets.As reported by Android Police, if you're part of the test then when you look up show times for a movie in Chrome you'll see the usual options to book tickets at different theaters plus a new addition.

In an amazing demo at Google I/0, Google 's Assistant can actually ring up a salon or a restaurant to make an appointment for you. You don't have to call yourself even if the pizzeria doesn't have an online reservation system.

Google made a huge splash with its Duplex technology on the Google Assistant that allows the Assistant to automatically make restaurant reservations for In the states, the Assistant can book tickets on more than 70 cinemas and ticketing services, including Fandango, MovieTickets .com

Thanks to Google's Duplex technology, as of this week the Google Assistant can now navigate the web to book movie tickets online.

a screenshot of a cell phone: The Google Assistant can now make movie reservations thanks to Duplex technology. © Courtesy of Google The Google Assistant can now make movie reservations thanks to Duplex technology.

Though users have been able to order movie tickets via the Google Assistant since last year, a new Duplex integration allows for the voice assistant to reserve seats, too.

Already with Google's Duplex technology, the Assistant could book restaurant reservations over the phone on the owner's behalf; however, reserving a movie online requires more technical knowhow than making a call.

Essentially, the Assistant can now navigate the web and guide users through the reservation process (on Chrome) which can be initiated by a user saying something like "Hey Google, showtimes for [movie title] in Phoenix this weekend." The Assistant will automatically input any information necessary to book the movie as long as it's already saved to the browser.

The Google Assistant can make movie reservations for over 70 theaters and ticketing services including AMC, Fandango, and MovieTickets.com.

An end to slip-ups with Google Assistant .
If you make a mistake, it is now possible to cancel Google intelligent assistant orders using a simple voice command. The newly updated Google Assistant help page has revealed that it is now possible to cancel your most recent voice command by simply saying "Hey Google, that wasn't for you." Using this feature, you can prevent Google Assistant from storing commands or pieces of information that were given by accident. Let's not forget that itThe newly updated Google Assistant help page has revealed that it is now possible to cancel your most recent voice command by simply saying "Hey Google, that wasn't for you.

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