Google Home/Assistant Integration

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#442

I’m so excited, that I just can’t hide it. I’m about to lose control, and I think I like it.

No, fer reals, I am. I just got my Gen3 August Doorbell and it works with the Googles, so I was coming here to needle the developers. But alas, I found a very encouraging report and decided to sing a song instead.

So, I’m pretty sure if you guys would have made me a beta tester… It’d prolly be all working by now… Just sayin’… Me and Google go way back, and I coulda called in some favors… Next time maybe… :grin::grin::grin::grin::smirk::smirk:

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#443

I had notice the same thing with loss of Google Assistant stream. I removed the link to Wyze and readded and all is working again. I wish there was a quicker way to add all of the cameras back into the home with proper rooms though.

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#444

Just to confirm, does that mean that when Google Home support is released, RTSP will also be available as a feature on the same firmware?

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#445

Google Home integration does not require any change in the firmware so I believe it should work with the RTSP firmware. We have not tested it just yet.

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#446

Today is 04/15, the integration will be released today?

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#447

It was just said that the release should hopefully be around mid month. No exact date was given. :man_shrugging:

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#448

Well it is mid month now.

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#449

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#450

So, hopefully we’ll see the option soon! :confetti_ball::confetti_ball:

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#451

I just ordered a second wyzecam based on getting Google compatibility. I got my first camera yesterday and it worked so well I went ahead and ordered the second one today. I have been waiting for this to happen. Pretty excited about it. I have a bunch of Google assistant devices. Can’t wait to see it on my Hub and Lenovo 10 " screens.

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#452

Is there any update on Google home integration. I have the cameras and my Google home sitting there just waiting to link them. I would love to have them working together.

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#453

I am following this thread from few months and i cant wait any more to see this feature added. so i signed up for community to ask this

Someone let us know

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#454

Hi, folks!

We’ll be giving a full update at the end of the week but we’re waiting for a bit more information first. There was a last minute complication in the approval process and we’re looking into it.

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#455

Great thanks for the update

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#456

Thank you, very anxious

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#457

+1 for appreciating the update. Been watching Google development casually and now that it’s coming, I have two new wyzecams. I would have done so sooner if it had it already built in. :wink:

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#458

Great @WyzeGwendolyn

So can we expect the app update on WYZE APP or GOOGLE HOME APP??

Could you please update the date if possible cant wait anymore to see this added.

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#459

Google Home Update time:
So I have some bad news and some better news.
Let’s start with the bad news first.
The Google Home Integration is not ready and we will need a little longer to get it ready. We have encounter some difficulty in securing the video only version despite the beta working properly. Most of the problems are coming from the audio part that does not work for the moment. We are coming to the conclusion that a fix is not going to be easy to achieve in the short term and this is not acceptable. So what we did during that time is try something radically different. We created a totally new version that does not use the HLS protocol but instead use MPEG-DASH. The new estimate is about end of the month for general release.

So what is the better news?
Switching to MPEG-DASH showed that the stream is stable even with the audio! So that is a great improvement/ You will also a light improvement in latency. But not everything is going great just yet. We still have one audio issue: the audio is choppy. It cuts and get slightly out of sync. We are of course investigating it but this is a more reachable goal and we are maintaining the pressure.

We have one action that will be impacting all of you that are registered for beta testing on Google Home. As we speak, the engineering team is switching everybody from HLS with no audio to MPEG-DASH WITH (choppy) audio. Please continue testing and report any issue.
The current plan is to troubleshoot the audio as much as possible between now and Sunday evening. If we don’t have a nice continuous sound at that point, I will ask the engineering team to cut down the sound and ask Google to continue the validation without the audio.

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#460

No worries. Thanks for the update! Now go get some sleep. :+1: Less latency is worth the wait.

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#461

Thanks for all the transparency much appreciated!

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