OK Google: How About OK Jarvis, OK Android, Or Even OK Barry
So I tested this on my Nexus 5 and discovered that OK Google has alternatives. I tested the following phrases that seemed to work:
- OK Glass
- OK Jarvis
- OK Android
- OK Barry
Now, I am not sure if Google confused Barry with Google and I tested it several times afterwards and sometimes it activates voice search and sometimes not.
Here is a video of this in action:
I suppose Google’s voice search trigger is pretty flexible when matching on “OK Google”.
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