Google I/O 2017 : Things That Are Most Expected

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Google’s annual I/O 2017 festival was held on last night at shoreline amphitheater in California, the festival will last for May 17 to 19. Google is often announcing some of the new product development plan in the I/O festival. Let’s see what are the I/O will be worth waiting for.

Google Announced Launched more New Features

Machine learning—those two words included the theme of this I/O. Sundar Pichai, the Google CEO, who said machine learning is turning “AI First” from “Mobile First”. This year of I/O meeting is a comprehensive embrace to AI gesture in order to enable developers to understand the I/O; this is also the difference of the current session .

As the opening speech, Google has announced many new products, Sundar Pichai and other project director of Google focus on the highlight of this meeting. Among them, Google launched Google Assistant, Google Home, Google Photos with a series of upgrades of android, as well as TPU hardware ushered in the second generation.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai

Daydream and Project Tango

After the pushout of I/O 2016, Daydream has not set off revolution in mobile VR revolution as some people expected, and it also failed to catch up with the market leader in the field of Gear – Samsung VR.

Last day, Google announced Samsung as well as LG S8 next generation flagship will join the support of Daydream. In addiction, Google announced that it will launch integrated VR based on Daydream in late 2017, built-in processor, which does not require an external PC and provides a one-stop complete VR experience, like game consoles only for its unique features and optimizations.

Project Tango, one of the most interesting news is about visual positioning system “VPS“, which is called “Visual Positioning Serivce”. Google said, GPS provides accurate positions of outdoor, while VPS will use machine learning, computer vision technology and Google Lens to offer locations of indoor, including the detailed location of interior objects. This new technology is expected to integrate with Google Maps, which will probably assist disabled persons with visual disabilities in the future.

Want to get more new features of Google, let’s continue to pay close attention to Google I/O 2017.