Google I/O is an annual developer conference held by Google in San Francisco, California on 17 – 19 May 2017.
- Google products have over one million active users.
- Google photos users upload 1.2 billion photos daily.
- Google maps users navigate over one billion miles per day.
- Android now has over two billion active devices.
- YouTube viewers view over one billion hours of video per day.
- Google Lens
- It’s a set of vision-based computer capabilities that will show up on Google Photos and Google Assistant first.
- Google Assistant available on iPhone
- Google Assistant SDK allows any manufacturer to include assistant in virtually any smart phone.
- That includes drink mixers, refrigerators, washing machines, or whatever
- This summer, Google Home (Voice-activated speaker) will be launched in Canada, Australia, France, Germany, and Japan.
- Google Photos will soon be able to remove obstructions from photos.
- For instance, it can remove a fence if you want to just have the image behind the fence.
- YouTube will begin to support 360-degree video (including live video) on television
- Kotlin will be an officially supported language in Android. It’s a new programming language.
- Google announced Android Go.
- It optimizes the latest Android releases to run on low end phones.
- Google announced that standalone VR (Virtual Reality) headsets are coming.
- It’ll be an Android powered device made specifically for a VR experience.
- Partners include Qualcomm, HTC, and Lenovo.
- Devices will come to market later this year.