We haven’t seen the new form of the Google Assistant since Google I/O, which was held in May 2019. Back then, it was clear Google was planning on making some fairly huge alterations to the way the
However, when Android 10 launched, the new gesture navigation system eradicated the nav bar. It was clear Google would have to change things up — and thanks to the folks over at 9to5Google, we now have a clearer idea of how Google will achieve this.
According to the leaked videos, Google’s solution involves a more transparent Assistant panel. In the current
Other videos also show off some new Assistant abilities, like searching for specific pictures in Google Photos and displaying directions and public transit options in the main Assistant pop-up screen.
The new Motion Sense powered by the Project Soli chip is also expected to be a huge part of the Google Pixel 4, and more leaked videos from 9to5Google have shown us how a few of its new features are expected to work. Motion Sense is expected to detect movements in 3D space and translate those movements into commands — allowing you to control your device without touching it. The videos show it being used to skip tracks on Spotify, silence calls, and dismiss alarms with just a wave of the hand.
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