Android Wear), it hasn't been quite the same as what you can get using a Google Home smart speaker. But it's become a lot closer now, just a few days ahead of the .is already on , and smartwatches are some of them. While Google software features can be summoned on Wear OS watches (Wear OS was formerly known as
Upgraded Assistant features should be arriving soon, Google announced today, allowing contextual responses to Google Assistant requests on the smartwatch screen, plus support for , custom commands that can control connected gadgets.
Wear OS watches will also, finally, be able to speak responses instead of just giving text replies, and will play responses back either via the watch's speakers or through paired Bluetooth headphones (not all Wear OS watches have speakers).
Google hasn't changed the design of its smartwatch platform much over the last year, but a shift in name fromsuggests things .