Google deletes ‘OK Google’ from Chrome


1st it killed the Chrome desktop notification center, now, Google has said it was removing another feature from its browser: ‘OK Google’ detection.
Version 46 of the browser (on Windows, Mac & Linux) deletes the hotword’s detection; it’s been available in the browser since Chrome 35.
As for why it’s removing the feature, Google’s said – not enough people were using it.

http://news.google.com Oct 16, 2015 

Since Chrome 35, released in May of last year, Chrome on Windows, Linux, and OS X has included an “OK Google” extension as a built-in feature that …

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‘OK Google’ voice-activated search removed from latest Chrome release – Engadget

http://news.google.com Oct 16, 2015 

It looks like you can no longer automatically kick off a Google search by using the “OK Google” activation phrase. The feature originally got its start in Android, b …

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