Google’s live annual developer conference projects the announcements made by Sundar Pichai who is the host of Google I/O 2018 keynote conference. The annual developer conference is taking place at Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. The announcements of Google made so far are about AI and Google News, Google photo, smart compose, AI and Healthcare, newly updated cheeseburger emoji and so on.
Today Google rolled out the all-new Google News that uses the best of artificial intelligence to find the best of human intelligence.
More great journalism being produced today than ever before. – Sundar Pichai
He admits that it is Google’s responsibility to provide with the correct information as people turn to Google in times of need. New Google News will give you key 5 stories right at the top when you open the app. The app will feature big headlines, local news, YT videos, and more.
We want to work with organizations and journalists to help develop innovative products and programs that help the industry.
The new Google Maps flow for Assistant. The screen is to launch on Android this summer with special mentions as Google has been working with Starbucks, DoorDash, Domino’s, and other restaurants for Assistant.
The new feature of Google Photos, with provisions to make a picture look much cuter by making the colors pop and also recreating old pictures. There are numerous suggested actions while viewing photos such as the option to brighten, share, rotate or archive a picture, and these suggested actions are powered by machine learning, which means you only see them on relevant photos. The new feature will launch in the coming months.
There are likely to be new features for Google Assistant, as well as some new integrations for Google Home. Assistant remains Google’s largest competitive push against Amazon’s Alexa and, to a lesser extent, Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana.
With the new Cheeseburger emoji, Pichai exclaims that “I never knew so many cared about where the cheese is” The digital wellbeing by Google helps to improve life by creating tools and features that help people better understand their tech usage, focus on what matters most, disconnect when needed, and create healthy habits for the whole family. The app dashboard provides with a complete picture of how you use your phone. Thus giving everyone the tools they need to develop their own sense of digital wellbeing.
It’s great for the tech geeks to be excited as Google brings forth a number of innovations to them.
Source: Google Blog