Google Home

Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant

#2 Product of the WeekMay 18, 2016


  • Alex SopinkaCTO,

    Easy to set up, fun to use with a futuristic feel to your house, control Wemo smart lighting


    Can't add more than one calendar (yet), some functions crippled in Canada

    Best part for me: coming home at night, I can just shout at my Google Home to turn on the lights instead of stumbling around in the dark looking for the light switch!


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Ben Tossell@bentossell · Something new
Who will be the first to get Alexa and Google home to have a conversation?
Simon Burns@realsimonburns · Growth at Opendoor
@bentossell Viral video countdown stars now...
Andreas Duess@andreasduess · CCO, Nourish Food Marketing
@bentossell Haha
Tom Parish@tparish · VP Marketing
@bentossell good one Ben. And when that happens, what will they learn from each other. Fascinating thought.
Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Rumors are true. I'm currently watching the livestream, details unfolding now.
Daniel Lee@dleesta · Product Manager
@rrhoover Powered by Google Assistant?
Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Cheaper than I expected
Calum Webb@calum_webb
@rrhoover Cheers Ryan!
Ryan Hoover
@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Launch partners:
vipul mishra@vm4canvasflip · Co-founder & CEO,
@rrhoover Interesting. 4 out of these partners are from India.. :)
Kevin GrangerHiring@kevin_granger · UI-UX Devsigner, Algolia
@rrhoover pff they could have think about us for the search...
Steve RAFFNER@steveraffner · Senior Innovation Consultant
@rrhoover did you order it with ECHO ?
Kaitlyn Houk Witman@kaitlynwitman · Cat Herder @RainfactoryInc
@rrhoover Solid, solid. Makes a neutral statement in any home.
Niv Dror@nivo0o0 · Words @ProductHunt & @AngelList
it's thinking
Andrew Richard@basictechy · Software Engineer and Machine learning
@nivo0o0 #lol google home is doing some deep machine learning algorithm to turn on the light, loving the colors
Alex Shak@alexshak · Creative Manager
@nivo0o0 Audience testing showed that HAL9000 would have looked much friendlier if he'd gone for a spectrum of four dots.
Adam Loving@adamloving · Developer
I wish it was also a lava lamp.
Ben Lang@benln · Spoke
Nice URL guessing work @jackdweck, very impressive 👌