Saying New Good Dwelling SHED Varieties and Traits


Posted by Toni Klopfenstein, Developer Advocate

Again in April, we launched the primary set of Good Dwelling Leisure Machine (SHED) varieties, together with TV, set-top field, and distant, in addition to the traits AppSelector, InputSelector, MediaState, TransportControl, and Quantity. We’re excited to announce the discharge of recent Good Dwelling Leisure Machine (SHED) varieties and traits. These new gadget varieties and traits praise the unique set we launched earlier this 12 months, and assist construct out a extra full resolution for sensible house media and gaming units. By implementing these varieties and traits in your leisure units, you possibly can allow customers to completely entry gadget and media controls from any Assistant floor.

SHED Varieties and Traits

To increase the SHED choices, we have launched the next new gadget varieties for Good Dwelling:

Audio-video receiver

Streaming field

Streaming stick


Streaming soundbar


We have additionally launched the next new trait:

To make sure a constant, high-quality expertise for all finish customers, every of those gadget varieties require your service to report activityState and playbackState to Google utilizing the ReportState API. This requirement improves the portability between media units and helps the Assistant higher perceive person intents for these units. By implementing the whole set of advisable gadget traits, you possibly can additional enhance the standard of your sensible house Motion and enhance gadget concentrating on for media playback command fulfilment.

For extra info on methods to implement these new gadget options, try the docs and samples. You can too be part of us at our “Hey Google” Good Dwelling Digital Summit to be taught extra about these new options.

We wish to hear from you, so proceed sharing your suggestions with us via the difficulty tracker, and interact with different sensible house builders within the /r/GoogleAssistantDev group. Comply with @ActionsOnGoogle on Twitter for extra of our staff’s updates, and tweet utilizing #AoGDevs to share what you’re engaged on. We are able to’t wait to see what you construct!