Google Duplex will start rolling out on Pixel devices next month

Google has announced that Duplex — the incredible AI system that allows Google Assistant to make real world calls on users’ behalf for things like restaurant reservations — will be available starting next month on a city-by-city basis for Google Pixel users.

First announced at Google I/O earlier this year, Duplex uses an incredibly, almost uncannily natural-sounding human voice, complete with with “umms” and “ahhs,” to intelligently handle real-world tasks for you that Google Assistant otherwise couldn’t manage through the internet.

Back at I/O, Google said that it was working on testing Duplex over the summer in three specific areas: calls about holiday hours, restaurant reservations, and hair cut appointments, which could give an idea…

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