You can already ask your Assistant on your phone to make a call and soon, you'll be able to do the same on Google Home-hands-free-in the U.S. and Canada.
Busy in the kitchen and in need of help? Just say "Hey Google, call Dad" to ask about that one ingredient you always seem to forget. Because the Assistant on Google Home recognizes your voice, you'll reach your dad instead of just any dad.
In addition to Dad, you can also make free calls to your own personal contacts, as well as millions of businesses across U.S. and Canada. The free call feature is rolling out on Google Home today to users in the U.S. and Canada. To get started, say "Hey Google, call..." and calls will be made over your Wi-Fi connection.
The recipient will see "Unknown" or "No Caller ID." By the end of the year, Google will make it possible for your own mobile number to be displayed. However, if you're a Google Voice or Project Fi user, you can already choose to have the person on the other end see your phone number by going to your Assistant settings accessible in the Google Home app.