Google Rolls Out Feature To Let Users Move Music And Video Streams Between Devices

Posted: Oct 9 2019, 5:36am CDT | by , in Technology News

 

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Google rolls out feature to let users move music and video streams between devices

Get uninterrupted entertainment with Google's new stream transfer technology.

Google has finally made it possible for users with multiple smart speakers and other streaming hardware to easily transfer the music or video they're currently streaming to other devices quickly.

The new feature is dubbed Stream Transfer and it will allow users to continue watching videos or listening to their songs without interruption and without having to pause when they choose to connect to a different speaker.

The technology was unveiled after Google rolled out its latest smart home device, the Nest Hub Max, which is Google's biggest home tablet to date.

Stream Transfer will let users to move their music via Google Assistant by simply saying something like “Hey Google, move the music to the living room speaker.”

Apart from Google Assistant, users will also be able to control their entertainment with the Google Home app. To do this, simply tap the cast button to view all the devices in your house and choose which device or group you’d like to move your podcast or music to.

When you're watching a YouTube video on your Nest smart display and you wish to transfer your viewing to your Chromecast-enabled TV, simply say “Hey Google, play it on living room TV.” It's as easy as that. There's no need to search for the video again on your TV.

Stream Transfer also makes it possible for users to play music on all their Google Home and Nest smart speakers or display, which is perfect if you're hosting a party.

Stream Transfer is compatible with the popular streaming apps like YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora, and more.

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