An analysis of the latest version of the Google search app for Android TV suggests that Google is considering adding Google Assistant voice identification to the platform very soon.
This discovery comes just a few days after Google confirmed that it plans to bring the Voice Match feature to all devices where Google Assistant runs, allowing up to six users in a family to receive personalized help.
The Voice Match function makes it possible for the Assistant to recognize you based on your voice and differentiate you from others . The feature uses a unique voice model that is stored on devices and temporarily sent to Google to identify you.
Voice Match would, for example, allow Android TV to directly open your Netflix profile or start Stadia on the correct account.
It is possible that the incorporation of Voice Match in Android TV comes with the launch of the next Chromecast with Android TV, which is called “Sabrina”.
This new device will come with a remote control with a dedicated button for Google Assistant, an Armlogic S905X2 quad-core processor with 4K HDR support, and 2GB of RAM. It’s unclear when the dongle will formally launch, but rumors suggest it could be priced at just $ 80.