Google has announced a new smart home hub simply labeled the Google Home Hub. The Google Home product line is mostly seen smart speakers with smart hub capabilities built in. Now they have taken a stronger tack on the smart hub element with the Home Hub. This device is tablet-esque screen that provides the principal interface for smart home control.
This is Googles response to the recently announced Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) which is also pushing for the user of a screen as part of the smart home control panel. Google has been improving their existing services to work well with the device, for example, Youtube and Maps.