I participated the first DevFest1 Veneto giving this introduction to Google Assistant.
In this talk I covered what Assistant is and how developers can extend its functionalities by custom Conversational UX.
cold outside, so I’d like... Sure, here’s Personal Chef What are you in the mood for? What protein would you like to use? Speech to Text NLP Knowledge Graph ML Ranking User Profile Text to Speech Speech to Text Text to Speech ... Invoke Personal Chef action Parse query and generate response
cold outside, so I’d like... Sure, here’s Personal Chef What are you in the mood for? What protein would you like to use? Speech to Text NLP Knowledge Graph ML Ranking User Profile Speech to Text Text to Speech ... ... ... Trigger WELCOME event ... NLP: Intent Matching Entity Extraction
a separate entity from the Google Assistant. Own it. Hey! This is ___ Welcome to ___ Ready to play ____ Hi! ___ here. Hello. I’m ___ Greetings, human. Welcome back to ___ Hey again. ___ Let’s play ___ Here’s your ___ Brought to you by ___ Hi there, ___ Let’s get started. Ready for your ___ ___, here to… Live from ___ This is ___ What’s up, ___ and more...
--> <say-as interpret-as="characters">SSML</say-as> <break time="3s"/>. <audio src="https://example.com/file.mp3"></audio> <say-as interpret-as="cardinal">10</say-as>. <say-as interpret-as="ordinal">10</say-as> <say-as interpret-as="characters">10</say-as>. <sub alias="World Wide Web">WWW</sub>. <p><s>This is one.</s><s>This is two.</s></p> </speak> <!-- Must be at the end of the string --> Reinforce it with SSML: Speech Synthesis Markup Language https://developers.google.com/actions/reference/ssml “S S M L” [3 second pause] [audio file plays] “Ten” “Tenth” “One Oh” World Wide Web [two sentences]
you fun facts about ' + 'almost any number, like 42. What do you have in mind?', displayText: 'Howdy! I can tell you fun facts about ' + 'almost any number. What do you have in mind?' }); } Support speech and display text https://developers.google.com/actions/assistant/responses Chat text should be a subset of audio
tell you fun facts about ' + 'almost any number like 0, 42, or 100. What number do you have ' + 'in mind?', displayText: 'Howdy! I can tell you fun facts about almost any ' + 'number. What number do you have in mind?' }) .addSuggestions(['0', '42', '100', 'Never mind']) ); } Guide the user (suggestion chips) https://developers.google.com/actions/assistant/responses
is!') .addBasicCard( app.buildBasicCard(`42 is an even composite number. It ` + `is composed of three distinct prime numbers multiplied together. It ` + `has a total of eight divisors. 42 is an abundant number, because the ` + `sum of its proper divisors 54 is greater than itself. To count from ` + `1 to 42 would take you about twenty-one…`) .setTitle('Math & prime numbers') .addButton('Read more') .setImage('https://example.google.com/42.png', 'Image alternate text') ) ); } Display basic cards https://developers.google.com/actions/assistant/responses