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Google Previews Updated Android, AI Features At Conference

Google Previews Updated Android, AI Features At Conference

Are you excited about this new move from Google?

Chromecast integration also joins the Google Home mix, so that the results of commands to the Assistant can be displayed on a connected TV.

Google Photos is adding a new tool that will prompt you to share photos you take of people you know. Of course, to most of us, it's the opening keynote that is the most interesting. The company uses this to show off all the developments we'll get on our devices later in the year.

Where is the Google I/O 2017 livestream? That way you can, say, watch a YouTube or Netflix video or do a Duo chat, while sending an email. But, that doesn't mean Google is not hard at work fixing the wrongs that happened in the time that has passed. The search giant actually unveiled a new initiative called Android Go, which aims to provide users of low-end handsets with a decent mobile experience. Previously, the assistant worked only on Google's Android software. It can even launch HBO Now.




Another new feature is Visual Responses. You'll be able to see Assistant answers on the biggest screen in your house, whether you're asking "what's on YouTube TV right now?" or "what's on my calendar today?" Google already scans apps in the Play Store to make sure they aren't malicious, but now it's going to make that more visible by showing that your phones apps have recently been scanned when you're in the Store.

Google has been experimenting with the feature for the a year ago and says developers who have had early access have had a lot of success with the feature. For instance, it added support for Whirlpool and GE appliances. But several analysts noted that the emphasis on the assistant and other apps like photos and maps, which run on many types of devices, resulted in the company's Android operating system - long the cornerstone of Google's mobile strategy - getting relatively little attention during the presentation. This should let it answer questions or perform actions based on what it sees. "So today we are announcing Google Lens, which will be first included in Google Assistant", Pichai said. It nudges you to share and recommends who to share with, plus it includes a feed of shared images. It's comprised entirely of photos from your collection. To further spread the Assistant's reach, Google announced a software development kit which will let third parties like Sony and LG integrate the tool into their own gadgets. It will help identify places and serve up information about them. Notification Dots, too, is a more elegant way for people to find out what's new and check out their messages. The goal of the event is to empower developers with the resources they need to create experiences on its platforms including Android, Chrome, and Cloud.

One of the most intriguing announcements at Google I/O 2017 was the reveal of Google Lens.

Google is also doing a handful of things to make filling in text even easier.


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