Google Expands its Voice Control Support for Utilities

GreenTech Media:  Over the past few years, we’ve been tracking the rise of voice-activated devices like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa in U.S. homes, along with the efforts of utilities to use these platforms to engage their customers.

On Thursday, Google announced its latest work on this front: A new developer program that’s allowing some of the country’s biggest utilities and the companies that work with them — like Tendril and Oracle’s Opower — to more tightly integrate their technologies.

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