Sony’s promised Google Assistant update for its headphones is finally rolling out

Sony is finally implementing deeper support for the Google Assistant on some of its headphones, fulfilling a promise it made at CES 2018 when it first announced the feature, as seen Android Police .

For now, the update seems to be coming for Sony's WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headsets, adding some new features about how the Google Assistant works. Now, instead of invoking the Assistant by holding down the call button, users can change the noise / ambient noise cancellation to activate the Wizard, in addition to getting a faster Push-to-Talk and proper compatibility with iOS. Users with the update can also receive notifications read aloud by the Assistant, just like in Google Pixel Buds.

For now, users seem to have seen only support for the WH-1000XM2 and WI-1000X headphones, but Sony also promised that the features would come to the WF-1000X, WH-CH900N, and h.ear in 2 WH Also models -H900N, so be aware of those updates.

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