Google spends $5 million for Google Home Super Bowl ad
Feb 01, 2017 01:36 PM EST
It's that time of year again. Super Bowl Sunday is just a few days away and already tech companies and other giant companies all across the United States are excited to show the world their latest products.
Aside from the Super Bowl game itself and the halftime show, one of the most anticipated part of the game that viewers wait to watch are the commercials or ads during timeouts. Kick off for the game is at 6:30 pm Eastern Time and fans and viewers alike can't wait for the ads to roll out.
Acccording to a report from Phone Arena, Google will be spending $5 million for each 30 second ad to be aired during the Super Bowl LI game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. The ad will feature Google's latest smart home gadget called the Google Home.
Google Home is one of the best and most popular smart home gadgets of 2017 in the market today and has been available in the market for months now, according to a report from Tom's Guide. With Google keeping mum on what the Google Home commercial would be about, suspense has been building up around Google's participation in Super Bowl LI on Sunday.
Previous ads on YouTube has demonstrated Google Home's capabilities. The ads show how Google Home can improve people's lives by controlling everything from turning off lights to turning on music by just using voice commands.
Amazon was the first one to introduce its own smart gadget with the Alexa virtual assistant. Amazon introduced Alexa through televised ads in last year's Super Bowl.
Google was forced to catch up with the early introduction of Amazon's Alexa in the smart gadget category. Microsoft is also looking to launch its own version of a smart gadget that will be powered by Cortana and will feature speakers made by Harman Kardon.