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Adding Charging Function of Electric Vehicle to Google Assistant


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Solar Edge announced that consumers of electric vehicles (EV) can now use Google Assistant to control their solar inverters for charging electric vehicles. Solo Technologies Co., Ltd. is one of the first companies to integrate the charging function of electric vehicles with Google assistants.

Solar Technologies provides the world's first solar energy inverters for charging electric vehicles. Through innovative solar boost modes, the inverters charge six times faster than standard level 1 chargers. Integrating this technology into Google Assistants can simplify the charging process of electric vehicles for consumers and meet the needs of smart energy solutions.

Lior Handelsman, founder of Solo Technologies and vice president of marketing and product strategy, said: "Smart home mainly provides convenience and interconnection, but the next step for smart home is to integrate smart energy management solutions such as electric vehicle charging. By working with Google to combine the convenience of smart home with the value of smart energy, Solar Technology can enable more people to use smart solar energy and be in the leading position in this field.

Now, consumers can communicate with Google assistants to start or stop charging electric vehicles. Solo Technologies also plans to add other features to Google's assistant commands, such as querying the charging status of electric vehicles, checking the average mileage that can be reached during the charging process, and booking the charging ahead of time.

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