Will we get Google Home Voice compatibility?

Adrian Van Der Heijden shared this question 17 months ago
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Well, I guess we have Alexa voice control, though not perfect, but will we be getting Google Home voice control in the near future? As the Google Home is already shipping and supported in more countries and than Alexa Echos, I would say it is the next progression.

What do you say Zipato?

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I receive my French Google Home today.

It's very simple to do a rules with a virtual meter and IFTTT.


1 make 10 sentences, and it works perfectly

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As far as I know Google Home integration is on the road map and under development, you can probably make that question on Zipato Support so you get a more accurate answer.

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A little Video that I have done with Google home (french) and Zipatile:


https://youtu.be/Bn35MR3RnlE

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I hope Google home works better than Amazon Echo............. what a nightmare is that. In the Alexa app it discovers my devices, I remove most devices from the list as they are not used..............a day later all the devices are there again.....very annoying.


Voice recognition is also not very good. I had it when I said, "turn curtain on" she replies: Gherkins added to your shopping list...... wtf? Or when I say TV on............. she replies: I found several devices with that name, which one do you mean? But in the app there is only 1 device called TV ...... On other occasions she just says "OK" but nothing happens, until after 3 or 4 tries it finally works...............

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Google Home integration is one of top priorities for us at the moment. We are planing to launch it before the end of this year.

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Dear Sebastian,

will be there also a connection to Google Services like Play Store etc.? Because a lot of 3.party Apps want to "talk" to Google Play Store.

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What year?

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It already works great with IFTTT. To get voice feedback from the ZipaTile to the GH you can use a RPi, also works like a charm!

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can i ask why you need to use a RPi? Cant you already program voice feedback in the IFTTT Google Home channel.183ee9410172b491928a51216fd23cd3

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Yes, I know but this is only a response when you use a voice command from GH to the Zipato controller. This is a great feature of the Assistant service in IFTTT, but I want to make GH say something without using a voice command first. I didn't find any other method than using a RPi to get this working.

When my Mobotix camera detects someone at the front door it triggers a virtual sensor in my ZipaTile. When I get home (using the garage door) and pass a movement sensor a rule checks if the virtual sensor is active and if so it makes my GH warn me to check the camera images.

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hi Ivo,

That's must be nice to use!

Could you explain us how you made it? what is your RPi used for?

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Sorry, I just seen your post on the other topic!

Thanks Ivo!

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Glad you found it Robin!

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Hi,

I think that using a Raspberry as a bridge between Zipato and Google home sounds really interesting. But I cant find the topic that discribs how to do it.

Is there anyone who can help me with it?

BR Johan

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Thanks for a quick reply!

This will be fun try.

What RPI do you recommend?

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I’m using a 2 B v1.1, using LAN (not WiFi) connection. But now I would buy a model 3 as the price difference is not much. I’m not an Rpi expert but managed to get it running in an afternoon. The delay is quite acceptable.

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Okej,

Thank you for sharing your experiences.

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Please share your thoughts once you get it running. Maybe there are better solutions now as this idea is quite old in IT time.

Cheers

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Thank your all för the work you have done. I just bought a Google Home and i have a Zipato with support for both Z-wave and 433 mhz (telldus) support. I aödo have another Telldus controller that support both protocolls. And Telldus just released that they do support Google Home. So what do you suggest?

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I think this will be released at the end of the year.

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Which year😳❓

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:-) very funny.

To be totally honest, it really isnt all Zipatos fault. Google have been making every Hub maker jump through hoops repeatedly to get their product Google Home certified. Simple Hubs like a Hue Hub have only a small number of products and functionality, and are thus certified faster. Also Google are now putting a lot of demand on Hub makers for user privacy information that they are not entitled to. So while I share your frustration and lack of progress in this area, I can also understand some of the delay.

I say again, another reason why I think Zipato should outsource solutions and work with developers like this https://www.skaro.com.au/ "sigh"

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In other thread zipato wrote that they have other top priority at the moment.

I have no words.. really no words: 6 months ago Zipato wrote that google home was the top priority. Now near to the date promised, it's no more the top priority.

No Words.

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I'm wondering now how Zipato has ever managed to bring such a product on the market. Without a doubt, their hubs are extremely flexible and powerful. But their management and dealing with customers is a disaster. No information what is currently pending is also an information. I can not imagine that Zipato will survive the next year unless some basic things change. For my part, I will change the system as soon as possible. Enough is enough.

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So sorry to hear that they dont develop google home support any more.

I like this device, but will buy something another, may be samsung.

I have not only z-wave devices and google home is only way to get all devices together.

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Is this dropped alltogether or pushed back? I still find not supporting Google Home is very damaging nowadays. Remember Google said during CES2019 Google Assistant is available on 1 billion devices.