Search Engine Roundtable reports that webmasters found in their website log files an useragent named Google-speakr.
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Web experts suggested that it was associated with Google Assistant and Google Home speaker.
Later there appeared a comment from a Google employee:
According to Danny Sullivan, google-speakr is an useragent used when Google Go checks the page for up- to-date information before reading it aloud.
«Voice search is a fast-growing technology. Google said about increasing of voice requests back in 2014. Since then, 5 years have passed and the number of people who use voice in their smartphones, according to Stone Temple research, has increased up to 60%. The advent of a new robot for the analysis of pages for voice queries was inevitable».
Technologist SEO-expert of the SEO.RU Company