Google Assistant gets two new British and Australian Accents
If you want that your Google Assistant should say the same thing with an English and Australian accent, you’re lucky. Google has released two new English and Australian accents.
Google has announced that it made the new British Racing Green and Sydney Harbour Blue voices with DeepMind’s speech synthesis model WaveNet. As per this model, it uses neural networks to develop raw audio waveforms.
Get British and Australian accents in Google Assistant
It resulted in more natural-sounding and realistic voices for Google Assistant. The British and Australian accents sound quite acceptable when opted for, so the technology is doing quite well. You need to open the Google Assistant Settings menu to use either of the English accents. From there, you have to go to the Assistant tab and select an Assistant voice. Here you’ll be able to spot British Racing Green and Sydney Harbour Green.
These two accents can work across all devices that support Google Assistant. It includes Google Home Speakers and smartphones. But as of now, this feature only works for English speakers in the U.S.
So if you are looking for variation in English accent and planning to enjoy your commands in different accents, Google has fulfilled your dream.