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MUMBAI: Gupshup has partnered with Google to enable enterprises to quickly and easily build for ‘Actions on Google’, its development interface for the Google Assistant. Bot builders can now create and deploy bots or actions for the assistant using Gupshup’s cross-platform development tools.

One of the early Google Assistant actions to come to Google Home is from VentureBeat, source of technology and chatbot news. Developed in coordination with Gupshup, the bot will be available to consumers later this month.

Gupshup CEO Beerud Sheth opined that the bot landscape has grown exponentially in the past year. It has enabled the world where intelligent, conversational interfaces will soon be all around us. He expressed gratitude about being one of the first developer platforms to join Actions on Google.

Google Home users launch the VentureBeat bot by saying “Ok Google, let me talk to VentureBeat,” and can then navigate the latest technology news stories and headlines from the comfort of their own home by interacting with the Google Assistant.

Few more content providers will be available on Actions on Google soon.

Gupshup is the first truly omni-channel bot development platform, offering developers and enterprises the ability to connect with consumers on their favorite messaging platforms, now including voice-assisted ecosystems such as Google Home.

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