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Google I/O 2017 Begins Today; VR, Google Home And Assistant Among Key Topics

May 17, 2017 10:54 AM EDT


Google will begin their I/O annual developer conference at the Moscone Center. The internet search giant for all the past ten years has been holding a special annual event where they showcase all their innovations and improvements in their software side of things. That said, Google will be revealing more information about their latest generation Android 'O' operating system.

Sundar Pichai, the company's CEO is expected to be the first to speak on stage. As usual, the first two hours will be live streamed which will mainly be a combination of key different Google employees speaking about what they mainly work with, being part of Google. That said, the Google I/O 2017 event is expected to include VR and Android Auto alongside improvements to Google Home and Google Assistant AI-based services that Google offers.

According to details from Tech Crunch, the company at the Google I/O event will be bringing in new features to Android O like picture-in-picture mode for both web and in-app services alongside multi-display support for applications. Google also wants to expand the Android ecosystem beyond just smartphones and tablets by incorporating Android environment in automobiles.

The Google I/O event will also include some updates to Android wear 2.0 with a new lineup of smart watches from companies like LG and Samsung. Recently, it was understood that Asus has completely halted the wearables segment for some time now. Details from PhoneArena suggests Google's AR and VR segments will also be updated with new information.

Android fans are surely excited for the Google I/O to begin. With a lot of improvements to various parts of the Android ecosystem, the next big thing from Google, their new generation of Pixel devices will feature all the new innovations unveiled during the event.


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