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New headphones from Bose might include AI – What’s new?

News you want to use week 39.

When Bose accidentally leaked a new pair of headphones in an email newsletter of all places, no one quite knew what the cans’ mysterious action button was for. Well, now we do: activating Google Assistant. The upcoming Quiet Comfort 35 II over-ear cans will feature Mountain View’s digital assistant and be among the first headphones to do so. Back in May at Google’s annual I/O developer show, the company said it was releasing an SDK for Assistant so it’d start showing up in more places. “The new Google Assistant SDK easily allows a manufacturer to build the Google Assistant into any hardware,” the company’s Scott Huffman said at the time. If this is true will Bose be one of the first large brands to use AI in its products.

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