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Offline signal15

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Google Now integration?
« on: February 25, 2013, 12:49:25 am »
I noticed that Yelp has Google Now integration.  Does Google provide some sort of API to integrate apps with google now?  Homebuddy allows me to create Homescreen shortcuts that execute scenes.  Unfortunately, I cannot find a way to activate these by voice.  It would be awesome if I could say something like "HomeBuddy  open double garage door" and have it execute my open double garage scene.

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2013, 12:50:20 pm »
Google does not offer api's to integrate with Google Now. However they do offer api's to use their voice to text services. You would still need to create create the code to process the information and perform those actions. I have voice recognition built into my app. Homebuddy has voice recognition for speaking a scene.

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2013, 08:00:28 pm »
Google does not offer api's to integrate with Google Now. However they do offer api's to use their voice to text services. You would still need to create create the code to process the information and perform those actions. I have voice recognition built into my app. Homebuddy has voice recognition for speaking a scene.

- Garrett

Actually, it looks like they do offer it now in Jellybean.  I read an article on it today.  I'll see if I can find it again.

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2013, 10:00:12 pm »
When I checked, they are only working with certain third party developers to incorporate into Google now. There has not been any official public api for the developers.

- Garrett
« Last Edit: February 25, 2013, 10:04:13 pm by garrettwp »

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2013, 03:09:36 pm »
Anyone looked into this recently?

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2013, 05:43:18 pm »
There is no way to integrate with Google Now. Google hasn't provided any api for third party developers to integrate. So it is not possible.

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Re: Google Now integration?
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2014, 08:00:07 pm »
I know this was asked a while ago, but for anyone interested you could use AutoVoice for Tasker and the Google Search API module for Xposed to get this working. Google Now commands can be passed to Tasker, which in turn allows you to access Home Buddy (through Tasker).

Related links:

Xposed: http://repo.xposed.info/module/de.robv.android.xposed.installer
Google Search API: http://repo.xposed.info/module/com.mohammadag.googlesearchapi
AutoVoice: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.joaomgcd.autovoice

It's not all that difficult to setup.