Google Search App Now Answers Your Questions In French, German Or Japanese

google-voice-searchGoogle announced an international upgrade to the Google Search App, which enables the voice response answers that work currently in English to also work in French, German or Japanese.

So not only can you ask your question in English, French, German or Japanese or other languages via voice search — Google will respond to that question in English, French, German or Japanese.

All you need to do is install the latest version of the Google Search App and speak your question in French, German or Japanese.

The examples Google has given include:

If you need some coffee in Munich, just say “Wo bekomme ich Kaffee in München?” to get a list of local options. Wondering what the height of the Eiffel tower is? Get a quick answer by asking, “Quelle est la hauteur de la Tour Eiffel?”. Maybe you need to know who invented the transistor? Try asking in Japanese for “トランジスタを発明したのはだれ?”

Here is how it works in English:

Google promises more conversational language support to come in the future.

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