The characteristic is part of expanded Nest Aware protection that Google introduced in October 2019. The firm promised to make it obtainable subsequent yr. So, it seems we’re about to obtain this characteristic, although the precise date is unknown.
Google Home app is engaged on supporting emergency calling companies pic.twitter.com/JGgbXFSslx
— Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) March 14, 2020
Wong has additionally shared a snapshot that reveals the setting would require the shoppers to enter the handle in order that emergency companies equivalent to 911 may attain them. Note that Google has blocked emergency calling by Assistant audio system, however that is now going to alter with the brand new Nest Aware plans. Currently, if asking for emergency companies, Google Assistant or the speaker simply inform you about your close by hospital choices.
The new characteristic will show to be useful in a number of circumstances, as an illustration, in case you occur to be house however away out of your cellphone to dial 911, in such a situation you simply must say “OK Google call 911” to any Google Nest or Home speaker.
Google introduced the emergency calling underneath Nest Aware protection growth again in October 2019. Google stated the expanded protection to Nest audio system and shows and emergency calling will initially be obtainable within the US solely.