My previous post, “10 Alexa Skills for Shopping (and Selling),” focused on Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, and the burgeoning number of third-party apps and APIs — “Skills” — for that technology.
Google, meanwhile, has developed its own voice assistant, Google Assistant, and its own device, Google Home.
I will address Google Home and its shopping features in this post.
Google Home currently supports shopping only for U.S.-based users, who can use voice to purchase products and services.
This setup facilitates the following.
If more than one address is entered, one of them can be marked as the default address for ease of voice ordering.