Google to shut down Duplex AI for web

Duplex for the web was introduced as a spin-off to the Duplex assistant in 2019

The AI-based service was launched in 2019 to help users simplify and complete tasks on the web.

"Duplex on the Web is deprecated, and will no longer be supported as of December, 2022.

Duplex for the web becomes the latest app to join the Google graveyard of shuttered services.

Google pitches it as an assistant that can help you with mundane tasks such as bookings and reservation

If you tell Google Assistant to book a car, then Duplex will bring up the webpage for the service and fill in your details automatically.

we're responding to the feedback we've heard from users and developers about how to make it even better.

By the end of this year, we'll turn down Duplex on the Web and fully focus on making AI advancements to the Duplex voice.