Google has been posting new movies each day that includes actor and comic Fred Armisen as a part of the “Daily Special” marketing campaign that it kicked off final month. As noticed by Android Police, yesterday’s video revealed a brand new performance that might soon be accessible on Google’s Home app.
As can be seen in the promo video beneath, Fred is able to unlock his Nest x Yale smart lock just by tapping and holding on the lock icon in the Google Home app. Comparable to the Nest app, the lock icon in the center will even present customers the present standing of their smart lock.
The Home app has gained fairly just a few options from the Nest app over the previous couple of months. In April, Google added Nest Cam occasions and lighting controls to the app. Earlier this month, Nest Shield smart smoke and CO alarms started displaying up for some customers in the Home app.
Till May this 12 months, customers might lock and unlock their smart locks with the Google Assistant solely utilizing their voice. Google’s Nest Hub and some different smart displays obtained improved smart home controls in mid-May, permitting customers to unlock their smart locks by coming into a safety code on the display.
Since Google has now “confirmed” that the characteristic will arrive soon, it can possible start rolling out to customers someday in the coming weeks.