I/O 2018: Discover Latest And Platform Innovations From !  Annual developer conference kicked off at Shoreline Amphitheater in View, California today, with a nice festive ambiance where people, investors, and developers were cheerful waiting to latest and platform innovations at

So fat for is Google announcements on Keynote revealed.

Just at the beginning of the keynote, Google announced the  rebrands its Google division to Google AI. Google has increasingly focused R&D on computer vision, processing, and neural networks.

The Coolest Things From Google I/O 2018

  • Hate Making Phone Calls? The Can Do It
  • Google Teases AI-Enhanced Pics, Emails That Write Themselves
  • Google Wants You to Put Down Your Phone (No, Really)
  • Say Farewell to Android’s Familiar Navigation
  • Is Listening: No ‘Hey Google’ Needed
  • Lost? Google Use AR to Show You the Way
  • Play Rock, Paper, Scissors With This Google IoT Bo

You can watch the entire event on this video

Android P

Google no doubt show off more features in the version of Android, codenamed P. In March, the first developer preview of Android P arrived; it revamped the way notifications are displayed and paved the way for vendors to build smartphones that cop the iPhone X’s infamous “notch.”

The on Android also get a tweak. In April, Google accidentally revealed a redesigned on-screen navigation for Android P.

Presumably, it’ll do away with the “recent” button, which you switch between apps. To access the function, you’ll instead swipe up on a new pill-shaped home icon. to 9to5Google, the has also decided to make the back button occasionally disappear when the phone goes idle.

During Google I/O 2018, the also highlight new features coming to Android P. Developers spotted a change to the operating system that prevent -party apps from monitoring your smartphone’s activity and when other apps are connecting to the internet.

Google started off as a search engine provider, but the company has said its is in . Helping to lead that charge has been the voice-activated , which is finding its way to more and more -party .

Google I/O 2018 represents a chance for the tech giant to bring more developers on board to its platform at the when Amazon’s has been reaching homes through the company’s Echo smart speakers.

So don’t be surprised to hear upcoming features around Google Assistant, along with new partnerships. On Monday, for , JBL announced that the virtual assistant is coming to a hybrid smart speaker/TV hub called the JBL Link .

Wear OS

The hype around Android-based smartwatches has faded, but Google isn’t giving up on the technology. In March, it changed the name of its OS for wearables from “Android Wear” to “Wear OS.”

Google implied it did this to avoid alienating iPhone owners, who have been gravitating to the Watch$329.00 at Buy. “We’re just scratching the surface of ’s possible with wearables and there’s more exciting ahead,” a Wear OS director Dennis Troper said at the .

Days before Google I/O 2018, the company announced new features for Wear OS, including updates to the Google Assistant. The voice-activated assistant will now offer more responses to your questions. For instance, if you ask about the weather, your smartwatch will show you the current conditions, and display follow-up questions regarding the weather tomorrow or over the weekend.

During the developer conference, Google will demo these features, and preview new ones slated to arrive in the .

One of the promising the company unveiled at last year’s developer’s conference was . It’s basically a search engine that runs through your smartphone’s camera. Take a picture of a restaurant, flower, or obscure word, and will identify and pull up relevant about it.

The was initially limited to the company’s Pixel phones, but in February, Google announced plans to bring it to more compatible smartphones.

Although the technology isn’t always accurate, it does present a game-changing way to do - searches over your smartphone. LG said in a recent press release that “more details” about will be mentioned at Google I/O 2018 this year.

Google News

The company is also reportedly going to talk up a redesign to its Google News . to AdAge, the revamp will feature more video from YouTube’s news section and load from publishers faster. The company is also shutting down its Google Newsstand app a product that compiles news a digital magazine but incorporating its features Google News.

The change is reportedly part of a Google to consolidate all its news one brand. Whether it makes for easier reading and a experience, we’ll have to see.

We will bring you more breaking down about Google I/O 2018 in a couple of days.